Baton Rouge, La - As a chair person for the Education and Extension Division at Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Professor Fatemeh Malekian, nutrition and food science at the SU Ag Center was interviewed by the IFT Student Association. The article entitled, “Science Meets Food” is available online at http://sciencemeetsfood.org/a-chat-withfatemeh-malekian-education-extension-outreach/
The IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo is the only annual event that brings together the brightest minds and the most respected food professionals from around the world in industry, government, and academia. Present at the meeting were trendsetters in product development, senior-level executives from the world’s top food companies, and department heads from leading universities. Participants gained technical and applied food science knowledge; connected with the who’s who in food science; discovered the latest global trends and the newest innovations; identified new suppliers and met with current ones, choosing from more than 1,000 exhibiting companies. This year’s IFT themed “Where Science Feeds Innovation,” was held July 11-14, 2015, in McCormick Place South Chicago, IL.
The Institute of Food Technologists is an organization with over 20,000 members. The IFT Student Association (IFTSA) is a forward-looking, student-governed community of IFT members.