public engagement for busy researchers

Public engagement for busy researchers

Caroline Wood, PhD student at the University of Sheffield, draws on her personal experiences of public engagement to describe the key benefits and different approaches to make it less burdensome f

Hygienic engineering design

Debra Smith describes the aims and activities of the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) and explains its links with IFST.

food risk management

Evolving risk management systems


Listeriosis outbreak has tragic consequences

The South African 2017-18 human listeriosis outbreak is the deadliest in recorded history, tragically resulting in over 200 deaths with hundreds more made seriously ill.


Fighting antimicrobial resistance

J Andrew Hudson of Jorvik Food and Environmental Microbiology summarises a review paper, published in 2017 in Trends in Food Science and Technology, which examines the development of antimicrobial

microplastic in seafood

Microplastics in seafood

Ivan Bartolo and William Lart explore the uptake of microplastics by fish, crustaceans and shell fish and consider the implications of this for the environment and human health.

Bread winner

Wayne Martindale, Mark Swainson, Tom Hollands and Richard Marshall discuss the need to combine healthy choices with reducing carbon footprint in the convenience foods sector.


Obesity: the challenge for the food industry

Tim Lobstein, Policy Director for the World Obesity Federation, looks at the increasing trends to regulate the food market.


personalised nutrition

Personalising nutrition for older adults

Helen R Griffiths of the University of Surrey explains why a personalised strategy for nutrition is a sustainable way to improve health in the elderly population.

Mind the Gap - Food Regulation

Mind the gap

John Points, Michael Walker and Natasha Medhurst review the highlights of a joint meeting organised by IFST, Acumentia and VitalSix in Reading on 15 May 2018 on the regulatory implications of the


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