Jon Poole, the chief executive of IFST
, said: "It's very important that we engage with our members across the UK and it's great to be able to launch this hub at Teesside University.
Recently, it has been as project supervisor for Gemma Lamb, who won the IFST
Young Scientist award, and the two of us ended up on BBC Look North to discuss her project.
has also recently launched a new website called FoodStart (www.
After the extraction of necessary data from the STEP formats, the IFST
passes the information to the next sub module FRM for identification of the features with normal, tapered and curved base cross sections.
's Register of Food Safety Professionals offers recognition to food safety personnel following a robust and independent assessment process through IFST
Unlike Clare Oxborrow from Friends of the Earth, neither I nor IFST
has any axe to grind for or against "the biotech industry".
As an independent body, IFST
is in the prime position to offer this seal of approval/accreditation and recognise food safety professionals in all aspects of food safety.
Sarah Knapper, who chairs the North of England branch of the IFST
, said: "Sara's research is a shining example of what the food industry currently needs.
hosted a forum last October at The Royal Society on the subject 'The Future for Food Science and Technology' and brought together a wide range of stakeholders from education, industry, regional development agencies, professional bodies, the public sector and government departments.
0207 603 6316 President Professor Margaret Patterson has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for Services to the Agri-Food Industry, especially relating to food safety and quality.
Sir; I write as a scientist, and one of the joint authors of the IFST
Information Statement on Organic Food.
This conference will celebrate the 50th year of IFST