Congratulations to Leslie Herzog, hardworking Food Science and Technology Leadership Board member for over a decade, as well as the VP of Operations and Research Services at The Understanding & Insight Group, LLC. He is the 2021 recipient of the Institute of Food Technologists' Calvert L. Willey Distinguished Service Award.
The UC Davis College Bowl team went undefeated in this year’s Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) Pacific Northwest Regional Competition, held virtually by Washington State University and University of Idaho, placing first among tough competition. The team consisted of Katie Uhl (graduate student and team captain), Claire Lefebre (undergraduate student), Megha Ramesh (undergraduate student), Maria Shaposhnikov (undergraduate student), Amanda Sinrod (graduate student), and Angela Weber (undergraduate student).
IAFP continues its Milestone Member 50+ year recognition with Dr. John Bruhn. John retired from the University of California-Davis after 37 years on the Extension Faculty in dairy foods in the Department of Food Science and Technology. As founder and Director of the UC Davis Dairy Research and Information Center, he conducted applied research and educational programs that emphasized factors affecting the quality and safety of raw and processed milk, and dairy foods.
Congratulations to FST’s Dr. Maria Marco and her co-authors on making the March 2021 cover of Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology with their article, “The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) consensus statement on fermented foods”.