Food Science

Do scientists need to get down from their ivory towers and try to make food science more 'approachable and easy to digest'?

'Nowadays, a food crisis starts when the Food Babe is on line two'

'Pseudoscience-busting' blogger behind SciBabe talks food science for meme lovers

By Maggie Hennessy

In an era of shorter consumer attention spans and heightened suspicion about food science, the packaged food and beverage industry can take a page from the world of pop culture and bring food science down to earth with humor and proactive transparency.

Special edition: Highlights from IFT 2011 – part one

Special edition: Highlights from IFT 2011 – part one

By Elaine Watson

Last month's IFT show in New Orleans was jam-packed with provocative presentations on everything from how to stop the 'lunatic fringe' hi-jacking the debate on food science to whether saturated fat deserves its reputation as a dietary bogeyman....

Tapping into the next generation of food scientists

Tapping into the next generation of food scientists

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Food science student numbers are rising, but how can industry tap into this next generation of enthusiastic professionals? FoodNavigator-USA asked Matt Cael, 2011-2012 president-elect of the IFT Student Association.

Food industry and NASA share mutual goals for enhanced food quality

Dispatches from IFT

Food industry and NASA share mutual goals for enhanced food quality

By Stephen Daniells

The food industry and NASA share mutual goals in producing higher quality, more nutritious foods, and lessons learned on both sides could ultimately help feed astronauts on missions to Mars and beyond, says a scientist working on NASA's advanced...

One small step for man requires 'an evolution of the food system'

NASA addresses food science challenges for Mars missions

By Stephen Daniells

Innovations and advances by NASA food scientists are helping keep the American astronauts nourished during long space missions, but challenges remain if man is to boldly go where he has never been before.

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