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. |
Dr. Brackett to Speak at an Event Hosted by the Chicago Council on Science and Technology
On March 12th Dr. Robert Bracket will speak about the new philosophy in global food safety that focuses on prevention technologies like high pressure processing, pulsed light, and cool plasma that minimize occurrences of adulterated products reaching consumers, and genome sequencing to identify potential hazards. To register for the event, click here.
IFSH to Host Mid-Year Meeting on March 25th-26th
On March 26th and March 27th, IFSH will host its Mid-Year Meeting at the Burr Ridge Conference Center, in Burr Ridge, Illinois. IFSH Members may register for the event and view the program agenda by logging into the Member's Only Site.
The Role of IFSH's Biocontainment Pilot Plant in Food Protection Technology is discussed by Dr. Robert Brackett.
Dr. Robert Brackett talks to the Global Food Protection Institute about innovation in Food Protection Technology. The entire interview may be seen on YouTube.
IFSH Partners with Shawnee Community College to Offer "The Better Process Control School"
In cooperation with Shawnee Community College IFSH will offer a 4 day course approved by the FDA that certifies supervisors of thermal processing systems and acidification and container closure evaluation programs for low acid acidified foods in closed containers. For the complete details, click here.
DID YOU KNOW?
IFSH is in IIT Today
IFSH's Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory and Biocontainment Pilot Plant is profiled in the Spring Edition of IIT Today. For the complete article, see Food Safety House.
IFSH and National Food Labs Co-hosted a Food Safety Preventive Controls Summit
For the Summit details, including the PowerPoint slides, click here.
Members Can Access the 2012 Annual Review of Research
The members-only annual review of collaborative research conducted in 2012 is available in the Members area of the website. Log into the password-protected area today to download your copy!
A Summary of the 2013 Annual
Meeting is Available
For a synopsis of the IFSH Annual Meeting, see the Events Page. IFSH members may view the meeting slides at - Meetings and Materials > Annual Meeting.
Fueling Innovation: The Capital Campaign for IIT
Get the Scoop
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...