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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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    IFSH Nutrition Center Director, Britt Burton-Freeman, holds a webinar - Strawberries as a Functional Food: A Sweet Strategy for Health

    For the complete webinar, including the webinar slides, click here.

    The Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance Held Its First Of A Series of Webinars

    For more information on the activities of the Alliance, see the FSPCA Website.

    IFSH and National Food Labs Co-hosted a Food Safety Preventive Controls Summit

    For the Summit's details, including the PowerPoint slides, click here.

    IFSH is Partnering with Shawnee Community College to Offer "The Better Process Control School"

    In cooperation with Shawnee Community College, IFSH is offering courses approved by the FDA. For the complete details, click here.

    IFSH Shares its FSMA Expertise at the Good Food Festival Hosted by

    For more information on this event, see IFSH's News and Events Page.


    IFSH is Helping to Sponsor the Consumer Food Safety Education Conference - 2014

    For conference details, dates, and registration information, see the Conference Website.

    Members Can Access the 2013 Annual Report of Research (ARR) and Mid-Year Meeting Materials

    To access the Annual Report of Research, or the Mid-year Meeting Materials, log into the Members Only, or click on the images below.

    ARR 2013 Cover

    IFSH's Facilities were Profiled by IIT Today and by the Global Food Protection Institute

    IFSH's Biosafety Level 3 Laboratory and Biocontainment Pilot Plant is highlighted in the Spring Edition of IIT Today. 

    The Role that IFSH's Biocontainment Pilot Plant plays in developing new technology is summarized by Dr. Robert Brackett on


    Letter from the Director

    Meetings / Events

    IFSH Membership

    Alliance Updates

    Education Updates

    Research Grants / Projects

    IFSH on the Road in the Press

    Fueling Innovation: The Capital Campaign for IIT

    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: 06/27/2014 12:17:46

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