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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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    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded the Illinois Institute of Technology $50, 000 to fund a conference for identifying and targeting food safety needs.  For more information, see the USDA's Announcement

    IFSH Director Robert Brackett is interviewed by the Huffington Post regarding the federal government's new proposal to combine the FDA with the USDA. To watch the complete video, see the Huffington Post.

    On March 16th
    took a successful first step towards innovation in the food industry using whole genome sequencing (WGS), and looks forward to another detailed WGS Session at the upcoming 2015 Annual Meeting.  To view the Workshop Agenda and Speaker Bios, click here

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

    Past editions of our newsletter can be found here.


    IFSH will be at IFT 2015

    On April 1, Dr. Britt Burton-Freeman, Director of IFSH's Center for Nutrition, presented Strawberry polyphenols and insulin resistance: a dose-response study in obese individuals with insulin resistance at the Experimental Biology 2015 Conference.  For more details, see PR Newswire.

    IFSH has been conducting a monthly Seminar Series on developments in food safety and health. To learn more about IFSH's Seminars, click here.

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



      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...

    Last modified: 04/16/2015 14:01:21

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