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Food Safety

CDC Launches Simpler, More Complete Foodborne Outbreak Search

CDC is making it easier to search data on foodborne disease outbreaks. A redesigned online tool lets you search nearly 20 years of outbreak data by state, food, or germ.

CDC Report: Stopping Multistate Foodborne Outbreaks

CDC Report: Working Together to Stop Outbreaks and Make Food Safer.

Five Resources to Improve Food Safety

There are many resources from the United States Centers for Disease Control to improve food safety at home, in restaurants, and in the community year-round. Here are five.

Development Dialogue: Improving Global Food Safety

The World Health Organization estimates that each year, at least 2 billion people worldwide become ill as a result of food poisoning and contamination of the food supply chain.

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May 15-17

Sense Asia 2016. Shanghai, China.



June 26-29

ISOPOW 13, Lausanne, Switzerland



July 16-19

77th Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo, Chicago, USA



July 26-29

4th ISEKI Food Conference, Vienna, Austria



August 21-25

IUFoST World Congress - 18th World Congres of Food Science and Technology, Dublin, Ireland

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September 11-14

Eurosense 2016. Dijon, France.


September 21-23

Fi Asia-Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

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October 19-21

Food Factory 2016, Laval, France

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November 29 to December 1

Hi Europe and Ni 2016, Natural Ingredients 2016, Frankfurt, Germany

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Must Reads!



The Science of Delicious: Taste receptors, volatiles, gustatory cortex. Read why there’s more to yum than you might think here. 



This is a chilling story! 'Creating Cold' By Steven Johnson of the BBC is a must see for everyone in Food and Food Safety.

Check it out here: Creating Cold