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    Institute for
    Food Safety
    and Health

    Illinois Institute of Technology
    Moffett Campus
    6502 South Archer Rd.
    Bedford Park, IL 60501-1957
    (P) 708.563.1576

    Welcome to IFSH

    The Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) is a one-of-a-kind applied food research institute that provides stakeholders the opportunity to develop and exchange knowledge, experience, and expertise to address key issues in food safety, food defense, and nutrition. Powered by a singular combination of in-depth expertise and research capabilities, IFSH’s collaborative research model helps stakeholders define and design innovative and practical approaches to solving real-world challenges in food industry operations.

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    On October 14-15, IFSH, in conjunction with the Food Research Institute and the USDA, will be hosting a conference on Food Allergens: Best Practices For Assessing, Managing, and Communicating the Risks.  For more information, see the Conference Homepage.

    IFSH Receives FDA Acceptance of Pressure Enhanced Sterilization Process for Commercial Production of Multi-Component Shelf-Stable Foods. For more details, see the Press Release.

    Members may now access the 2014 Annual Report of Research.

    Learn more about how whole genome sequencing could play a role in FSMA implementation in Dr. Brackett’s interview with Food Quality News here:

    The IFSH Annual Meeting will be held on September 29th and 30th, 2015.  IFSH Members may access the meeting program and registration information, here.

    A White Paper produced from last years Preventive Controls Summit is now available for download.


    IFSH anchors the Process Expo Educational Program with first class academic panels.   For more details, see the Process Expo Press Release.

    IFSH conducts a monthly Seminars Series.

    A research paper on Advances in Pathogen Detection, co-authored by an IFSH staff member, is available in Food Technology Magazine

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded IIT a $50, 000 Grant.  See the USDA's Announcement for more details.

    Current and past editions of the IFSH Newsletter can be found here.



      Fueling Innovation: The Capital Campaign for the Illinois Institute of Technology

    IIT's Fueling Innovation Campaign is a $250 million dollar initiative to educate the next generation of innovators.  Visit the campaign's Video and Website for more information.




    Download the new IFSH brochure (.pdf) and find out more about how we provide commonsense science, uncommonly practiced.

    How Do I Become a Member?

    Visit our Corporate Partners page to find out how IFSH membership can benefit your company’s food protection and nutrition research programs.

    IFSH Inaugural Opening Video is on YouTube

    A video recording of the Institute for Food Safety and Health's April 11 Inaugural Opening Event is available on YouTube. Watch now...

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