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    Join friends & colleagues in Niagara Falls, Ontario
    May 27-29, 2012
    as we celebrate CIFST's 50th National Conference



    To register please visit: www.cifst.ca (click on the 2012 conference tab)
    Early Bird Registration ends April 15, 2012

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    the sponsors of the CIFST 50th National Conference taking place May 27-29, 2012 in Niagara Falls.

    The conference committee would like to take this opportunity to thank each sponsor for their generous support of CIFST's 50th National Conference.




    Canadian Breakfast at IFT
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    Remember to book your Canadian Breakfast Ticket when you register for the 2012 IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Las Vegas. It's your chance to connect with old friends and new from across our great country. Enjoy the company of food science colleagues and a traditional full breakfast buffet. More

    100 per cent fruit juice may improve nutrition among children, teens
    IFT    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A study published in Public Health Nutrition shows that the consumption of 100 per cent fruit juice may help improve nutrient adequacy among 2–18 year olds. More

    Crushed bugs give Starbucks Frappucino its pretty pink colour
    The Globe and Mail    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Starbucks has reportedly started using cochineal extract, derived from dehydrated and ground up cochineal bugs, to create the drink's pink colour in a move away from artificial additives. This helps to create the drink's pink colour in a move away from artificial additives. More

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    Fish-oil yogurt meets nutritional needs
    The Times of India    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Scientists at Virginia Tech have demonstrated that it may be possible to achieve the suggested daily intake in a single serving of a savoury-flavoured yogurt, providing an easily incorporated dietary source for these valuable fatty acids. More

    Hiking agriculture research key to food security
    The Star Phoenix    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Producing more food with the same or fewer resources has been one of humankind's most remarkable accomplishments. From 1950 to 1990, yield improvements in global food production enabled farmers to feed a population that doubled to 5.3 billion people, with food prices declining by one per cent per year during that time. But since 1990, the rate of yield improvements has slowed in most countries including Canada. More



    Many canned tuna brands getting more sustainable
    CBC    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Canned tuna sold under the Gold Seal, Ocean's, Safeway and Sobey's Our Compliments brands have improved their commitment to sustainable fishing enough to get a nod from Greenpeace Canada. More

    Mustard seed waste may offer natural preservative promise
    Food Navigator    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A new method to extract compounds from 'low value' mustard seed waste could provide industry with a new source for natural food preservatives, according to a team of Canadian researchers. More



    Study: Popcorn hulls 'nutritional gold nuggets'
    The Toronto Sun    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Researchers have found popcorn contains more of an antioxidant substance called polyphenols than fruits and vegetables. The researchers also discovered the hulls of popcorn - which tend to get stuck in your teeth - have a high concentration of polyphenols and fibre. More

    Study: Resistant starch for functional bakery impacts consistency
    Bakeryandsnack.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A study in Korea has added to the growing body of research that says adding functional ingredient resistant starch (RS3) affects the rheological properties of wheat flour. More




    Study: Trinidad Moruga Scorpion world's hottest pepper
    Canadian Grocer    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    There are super-hot chili varieties. And then there's the sweat-inducing, tear-generating, mouth-on-fire Trinidad Moruga Scorpion. The golf ball-sized pepper scored the highest among a handful of chili breeds reputed to be among the hottest in the world. Its mean heat topped more than 1.2 million units on the Scoville heat scale. More


     
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