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IUFoST 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology

Montreal, Canada
August 17, 2014 – August 21, 2014

Three abstracts have been accepted for presentation during the IUFoST World Congress of Food Science and Technology.

1. Partially Hydrogenated Oils and Risk: Assessing the Scientific Evidence

Session Title: Industrially-Relevant Products and Issues – What’s in a Label? Trends in Minimal Ingredients, Probiotics & Natural Preservatives

Date: Monday, 18 August 2014
Time: 1:30-3pm ET
Presenter: DeAnn Liska, PhD, Biofortis Clinical Research

This session features work conducted under the auspices of the ILSI North America Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHO) Task Force.

2. Augmentation of the US Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database: A Public-Private Partnership on “Branded Food Products Database for Public Health”

Session Title: Innovation through Collaboration – Opportunities & Challenges Facing the Food Industry and Academia in Addressing Future Needs

Date: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Time: 10am-12pm ET
Presenter: Eric Hentges, PhD, ILSI North America

This session features work of the conducted by the ILSI North America Scientific Integrity Working Group.

3. Evaluation of Food-Relevant Chemicals in ToxCast

Session Title: Food Safety – Microbiological, Physical and Chemical Safety of Agricultural Products and Processed Foods

Date: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Time:2:40-4:10pm ET
Presenter: Agnes Forgacs, PhD, former ILSI North America Summer Fellow, currently with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

This session features work conducted by the ILSI North America Food & Chemical Safety Committee.

More information on the IUFoST 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology can be found here.