Expert Resources

IUFoST represents scientific integrity as the authoritative global scientific voice of the world’s food science and technology community. Collaboration is a basic pillar of IUFoST’s mission, and to this end, IUFoST maintains expert panels, committees, commissions, task forces and working groups and special interest/disciplinary groups.

Individual IUFoST members  may be called upon to provide unbiased information and advice by assisting in expert panels, committees, commissions, task forces and working groups that address research and policy objectives. Activities of these groups may include the  preparation of position papers and offering of expert advice.  Membership is based on the experience and expertise of the individual in regards to the issue under consideration.  Current and past expert panels, committees, commissions, task forces and working groups include

  • Distance Education
  • Education: Core Curricula and International Benchmarking
  • Global Food Safety Curricula Initiative
  • Food Security
  • Aflatoxin Management
  • Emergency Food Systems
  • Food Safety
  • Fresh Produce
  • Ethical, Ethnic and Religious Foods
  • Food Chemistry
  • Young Scientists
  • Future Earth
  • Food Waste
  • Emerging Issues
  • Global Visions

Special Interest/Disciplinary Groups  are external societies associated with a specific food science or technology issue which IUFoST maintains membership and affiliation. IUFoST supports and endorses their activities.

  • International Society of Food Engineering (ISFE).
  • International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF)
  • International Symposium of Properties of Water (ISOPOW)
  • International Society of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (ISNFF)
  • International Food Research Collaboration (IFRC)
  • International Society Food Applications Nanoscale Sciences (ISFANS)
  • Global Harmonization Initiative
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