Food Business News - June 18, 2013 - (Page 50)

Preview I.F.T. to convene in Chicago ood safety, health and wellness, and sustainability will be hot button topics as food science professionals from around the world gather this summer in Chicago for the Institute of Food Technologists (I.F.T.) 2013 Annual Meeting and Food Expo. The annual event will take place July 13-16 at McCormick Place South in Chicago. More than 1,000 companies are expected to exhibit, more than 100 educational sessions will take place, and 1,200 poster presentations will provide information on the latest developments and trends in food science. The conference this year also will feature several new events, including a few that will give attendees more opportunities to network. This year’s keynote session at the I.F.T. will feature Fareed Zakaria. Dr. Zakaria is host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, editor-at-large of TIME, F 50 0 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® and a columnist with The Washington Post. Dr. Zakaria’s presentation comes at a critical time for food professionals who face extreme food challenges in both developed and developing nations. During his keynote address, Dr. Zakaria will explore these complex challenges, including food waste, food safety, food insecurity and limitations on natural resources. Dr. Zakaria’s presentation will take place July 14 at 8:30 a.m. This year’s I.F.T. also will feature three Beacon lectures. On July 14 at 4 p.m., Catherine Geslain-Laneelle, executive director of the European Food Safety Authority, will chart European progress in establishing evidence-based food policy as well as identify the key future challenges facing the risk assessment community. Ms. Geslain-Laneelle has been executive director of the E.F.S.A. since 2006, and also has served as a risk manager in the European Commission and France, and as chair of the Codex Alimentarius Committee on General Principles. On July 15 at 4 p.m., David The Institute of Food Technologists 2013 Annual Meeting and Food Expo will be held July 13-16 at McCormick Place South Robson, head of energy and environmental foresight for the Scottish Government, will discuss his work leading an international government security community (under the Global Futures Forum) working on a range of issues that contribute to human and natural resource security — such as energy, environmental degradation, water and food security, global health, climate change and biodiversity. Also on July 15, at 7 p.m., Mark J. Manary will discuss his work on eliminating the malnutrition epidemic affecting children in Africa and development of ready-to-use therapeutic food for use in home-based therapy. Mr. Manary is the Helene B. Roberson professor of pediatrics at Washington University in St. Louis and director of the Global Harvest Alliance, a June 18, 2013

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Food Business News - June 18, 2013
Diamond Foods challenged by walnut supply and Emerald relaunch
Market Insight: Mid-year commodity outlook
Fruitful ice cream options
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Editorial - Proposed SNAP cuts will be felt throughout the food sector
Flavored milk to grow at double the rate of white milk
Smucker exits bulk coffee, remains bullish on K-Cups
C.e.o. in unsolicited takeover bid for Dole
Heinz acquisition completed, new c.e.o. takes over
Mondelez to offer coffee pods compatible with rival’s system
Tyson Foods expands prepared foods portfolio with acquisition
Nielsen honors Breakthrough Innovation winners
Taco Bell taking charge of breakfast
Expanded breakfast helps lift McDonald’s May sales
McCormick & Company sees growth ahead from innovation and acquisitions
Wal-Mart doubles-down on fresh produce promise
Morningstar buy may be just the beginning for Saputo
Target delves deeper into organics
PepsiCo hires chief marketing officer
Wenner sees winner in Pirate Brands acquisition
Single-serve coffee' harbinger of things to come at TreeHouse'
Washington - Senate passes farm bill, stage set for debate over SNAP cuts
Sports Nutrition - Improved performance
Ingredient Innovations - Diverse Dynamos for Digestion
I.F.T. to convene in Chicago
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Imports from Mexico send U.S. sugar stocks to record highs
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - June 18, 2013