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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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    On March 10, 2015, IFSH will be launching its first Technical Connections Meeting.  This new series of meetings will constitute an engagement process for collaborative platforms with the first meeting focusing on chemistry and packaging.  For complete meeting details, including registration information, click here.

    IFSH Director Robert Brackett is interviewed by the Huffington Post regarding the federal government's new proposal to combine the FDA with the USDA. To watch the complete video, see the Huffington Post.

    A White Paper produced from last years Preventive Controls Summit is now available for download.

    The Department of Food Science and Nutrition welcomes its Newest Graduate Students.

    Read the full-text of a paper on Advances in Pathogen Detection co-authored by an IFSH staff member, and available in Food Technology Magazine


    IFSH's Dr. Kathiravan Krishnamurthy will be speaking at the Clean Label Conference on Wednesday April 1.  For complete details, see the Clean Label Conference Website.

    On March 16, 2015, IFSH will be conducting a workshop: Whole Genome Sequencing for Food Safety - Opportunities and Applications to the Food IndustryRead more about this event, and register here.

    The upcoming Executive Advisory Board Meeting will be held on March 18 & 19, 2015 at the Army & Navy Club in Washington, DC. Agenda Items will include discussions of IFSH’s upcoming collaboration opportunities as well as IFSH’s 2015 Strategic Plan.

    First Row
    (left to right): Cindy Koschetz, William Moeller, Richard McDonald, Patrizia Barone Second Row (left to right): Darsh Wasan, Jon DeVries, Kevin Myers, Robert Brackett, Jason Wan, Michael Landa, Larry Grab Not Pictured: Stan Bailey, Alan Cramb, Kurt Diebel, Eric Larson, Mickey Parish and Don Zink. 

    IFSH has been conducting a monthly Seminar Series on developments in food safety and health. To learn more about IFSH's Seminars, click here.

    IFSH has published its most current Newsletter, click here.



      Fueling Innovation: The Capital Campaign for the Illinois Institute of Technology

    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...

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