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2015 Institute Award recipients announced in new CIFST video. Watch now!
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CIFST is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Institute Awards. Watch the video highlighting the accomplishments of five outstanding food science professionals:

Fellow of the Institute: Anne Goldman / President’s Award: Stéphane Lachambre

William J. Eva Award:
Dr. Rotimi Aluko / Food Safety & Quality Award: Ketie Sandhu

Student Leadership Award: Kun Wang

To access the video from the CIFST website, click here:
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 Industry Headlines


How Google and Amazon are entering the food delivery market
Business Insider
Online food delivery services are growing rapidly across the U.S., and some unlikely players – including multiple big-name companies – are vying to capture a piece of the rapidly growing demand.
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In America, FDA releases final food safety rules
Canadian Grocer via The Associated Press
Food manufacturers must be more vigilant about keeping their operations clean under new U.S. government safety rules released Thursday in the wake of deadly foodborne illness outbreaks linked to ice cream, caramel apples, cantaloupes and peanuts.
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Food labels give consumers final say
Western Producer
In Canada, consumers and producers are used to terms like cage-free eggs, pasture-raised cattle, and other positive welfare attributes adorning products on grocery store shelves. These labels have appeared on egg cartons and other products for decades, aimed at conscious consumers who want to ensure animals have the chance to move.
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New NYC rules require restaurants to warn about sodium content
CTV News via The Associated Press
Salty fare from sandwiches to salads will soon come with a first-of-its-kind warning label at chain restaurants in New York City. The city Board of Health voted unanimously to require chain eateries to put salt-shaker symbols on menus to denote dishes with more than the recommended daily limit of 2,300 milligrams of sodium. That's about a teaspoon.
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McDonald's to switch to cage-free eggs
Canadian Grocer
McDonald's says it will switch to cage-free eggs in the U.S. and Canada over the next decade, marking the latest push under CEO Steve Easterbrook to try and reinvent the Big Mac maker as a "modern, progressive burger company."
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These friendly food scientists want to make you feel good about eating chemicals
Washington Post
Many prominent foodies now say that you shouldn't eat anything with ingredients a third grader can't pronounce. Matt Teegarden and his friends really, really want you to reconsider that stance.
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World food prices hit lowest level in almost seven years, UN agency reports
UN News Centre
The price of major food commodities continued to drop through August due to abundant supplies, a decline in energy prices and concerns over the economic slowdown in China, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today.
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Technology trends: HPP most important food technology — now and in the future
Food Navigator
High pressure processing (HPP) will be the most commercially important food processing technology for European industry in the next ten years, according to new data.
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Deadly foodborne illnesses prompt stricter food safety rules in U.S.
CTV News
Food manufacturers must be more vigilant about keeping their operations clean under new government safety rules released Thursday in the wake of deadly foodborne illness outbreaks linked to ice cream, caramel apples, cantaloupes and peanuts.
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