Neal Fortin appointed Chair of the Institute for Food Technologists' Food Laws & Regs Division

MSU's Neal Fortin is the new Chair of the Institute for Food Technologists (IFT) Food Laws and Regulations Division

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The Institute for Food Technologists (IFT) “Food Laws & Regulations Division” focuses on food policy and regulations, and their impact on industry, consumers, and trade. IFLR Director, Neal Fortin, has agreed to chair the division this year. 

The IFT Food Laws and Regulations Division will begin offering travel scholarships for food science students to attend the IFT Expo, to be held in Chicago July 12-15, 2020. A number of other divisions also have travel scholarships. These provide a great opportunity for students to develop their professional connections. IFT additionally offers scholarships for undergraduate and graduate education.  

Information and application for all IFT scholarships is available through the same website:, Applications for student scholarships is now open and the deadline is March 2.  

IFT members can join special interest groups (divisions) here, scroll down to find “Food Laws & Regulations Division”:

Non-scholarship attendees may register for the IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo here:

We encourage all Expo attendees to stop by the Michigan State University Institute for Food Laws and Regulations booth #S4156.

Stay tuned for details on the Laws & Regs division luncheon.

We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!

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