News Briefs

News Briefs provide information on current news, events and activities related to IUFoST, its Adhering Bodies and members.

Submission from IUFoST Adhering Body Members, Fellows and Associates are invited. Please forward them for consideration for inclusion IUFoST News Brief before the 10th of each month to secretariat@iufost.org, Subject: News Brief. Use the same email address to subscribe to receive the News Brief every month.


November 2019

News Brief 8

Topics included in this news brief:

  • NEW! Scientific Roundtable Discussions Series (SRDs); Dec 6th and Dec 12th
  • IUFoST Members Respond to Board Outreach
  • IUFoST Members’ Meeting: 31 January 2020
  • ASEAN Food Conference 2019, Outlook and Opportunities of Food Technology and Culinary for Tourism Industry
  • NIFST Recognition and Rose Spiess Video Awards Presented in Nigeria
  • Global Challenges Report Presented at ALACCTA Meeting, Buenos Aires
  • IUFoST in Costa Rica and Uruguay

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October 2019
News Brief 7

Topics included in this news brief:

  • IUFoST 20th World Congress – registration and competition information
  • IUFoST Electoral Regions Update
  • Call for IUFoST Fellow Nominations
  • World Congress 2024 bids

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June 2019
News Brief 7

Topics included in this news brief:

  • Africa Food Manufacturing Conference – Egypt
  • IUFoST/CIFST International Forum on Food Safety and Health
  • International Forum on Food Safety and Trade – Geneva

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December 2018
News Brief 6

Topics included in this news brief:

  • Message from the President
  • Fi EUROPE – GDL – IUFoST WORKSHOP
  • Outcomes from the General Assembly held during the World Congress in Mumbai

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October 2018

News Brief 5

Topics included in this news brief:

  • Announcing New Office Bearers
  • Countdown to the General Assembly
  • News From the IUFoST Early Career Scientists
  • Various Upcoming Events Information

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May 2018

News Brief 3

Topics included in this news brief:

  • EFFoST Meeting
  • Fellows Meet Up
  • World Congress 2018: Mumbai, India
  • IFoFSH 2018
  • Rose Spiess Foundation

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February 2018

News Brief 2

Topics included in this news brief:

  • Codex Alimentarius Commission
  • New Awards & Competitions Committee
  • World Congress 2018: Mumbai, India
  • Student Competitions 2018
  • New! The Rose Spiess Award

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December 2017

Last News Brief of 2017 (News Brief 1)

Topics included in this news brief:

  • Welcome to the new look of IUFoST’s first News Brief of 2017!
  • New Membership Committee
  • New Food Safety Committee
  • Asean Food Conference 2017 in Vietnam
  • Finance Committee
  • New Constitution and Bylaws Committee
  • World Congress 2018: Mumbai, India

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2017

News Brief 3

Early Career Scientist Section – Inaugural Committee Announced

The members of the Early Career Scientist Section Inaugural Committee have been announced by the Academy Executive Council. This committee will lead in developing the structure and activities of this new section of the Academy. The ECS Section was formed to promote high standards of ethics and scientific endeavour among food scientists and technologists and to formalize a relationship for the young scientists selected to speak at the IUFoST World Food Congresses, chosen for exemplifying the best in young science from among nominations by IUFoST Adhering Bodies and members worldwide. 

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2017

News Brief 2

8th International Food Safety Forum, Beijing, China

Dr. Karl Schebesta, Chief, Food Systems and Nutrition Division, Department of Agri-Business, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), leads the international programme as keynote speaker at the 8th International Food Safety Forum to be held from April 18 to 21 in Beijing, China, at the Friendship Hotel. The Forum is widely considered to be the highest-level meeting on food safety in China “due to its outstanding achievements and great influences”. The pre-Forum workshops on April 18 and 19 include one offered by China FDA and a workshop developed by members of the International Commission for Microbiological Specifications of Food (ICMSF), one of IUFoST’s Disciplinary Groups, and sponsored by Walmart.

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2017

News Brief 1

CODEX Regional Consultation and IUFoST Events in Kenya

IUFoST was invited to participate in a series of meetings held in Nairobi, Kenya in conjunction with the 22nd Session of FAO/WHO Regional CODEX Coordinating Committee for Africa (CCAFRICA) from January 16-20.

Food Safety Symposium
Dr. George Ooko Abong’, Food Science and Technology Platform of Kenya (FoSTeP-K, IUFoST adhering body), chaired a one-day Food Safety Symposium on January 19, organized by FoSTeP-K with support from IUFoST. IUFoST African Adhering Body members from Zambia, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Uganda and Senegal participated.

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