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1

What national IFT award recognizes excellence in University teaching?

William V. Cruess Award

2

Give the subject of the first article published in Food Research

Vitamin C content of spinach

3

What is the mission statement for the IFT Foundation?

To provide supplementary funding to IFT for initiating and advancing innovative IFT food science and technology programs

4

Name the award given annually by IFT that is named after an MIT research scientist and co-founder of the Institute of Food Technologists

Samuel Cate Prescott Award

5

Who was the first president of IFT?

Samuel Cate Prescott

6

When is World Food Day?

October 16th

7

Name the award given annually by IFT named after the Frenchman who invented heat processing of foods in the early 1800s

Nicholas Appert Award

8

At what university was IFT chartered?

MIT

9

Who is the current President of the IFT Student Association and what is there affiliation?

Matthew Teegarden, Ohio State University

10

What IFT award was established in 1994 to fund research, is administered though the IFT Foundation, and is awarded every 2 years to an IFT member who is a scientist or engineer conducting basic chemistry/physics/engineering research applied to food processing and improvement of food quality?

Marcel Loncin Research Prize

11

In 1936, the actor Paul Muni won an academy award for the portrayal of what famous food scientist?

Louis Pasteur in “The Story of Louis Pasteur”

12

When was IFT organized?

July 1, 1939 in Cambridge, MA

13

Who is the current President of IFT?

Colin Dennis

14

Who is the President Elect of IFT?

John Neil Copland, Penn State

15

Why does IUFOSt stand for?

International Union of Food Science & Technology

16

"The Institute of Food Technologists advances the science and technology of food through the exchange of knowledge." is known as what?

IFT Mission Statement

17

In 1985, what was created by IFT and incorporated as a not-for-profit organization?

IFT Foundation

18

In what State is the Intermountain Section primarily located?

Idaho

19

What is the name of the monthly publication produced by the IFT sponsored International Food Information Service?

Food Science and Technology Abstracts

20

What was the original name of the Journal of Food Science?

Food Research

21

In the movie Christmas Vacation, what was Clark Griswold's job?

Food additive designer

22

In 2010, the IFT Foundation was renamed what?

Feeding Tomorrow

23

What is the new "catch phrase" for IFT?

Feeding the minds that feed the world

24

What IFT award is given for unselfish dedication and pursuit of humanitarian ideals that contributed to the well-being of the food industry, academia, student, and the public at large?

Elizabeth Fleming Stier Award

25

How many teams compete in the College Bowl finals at the IFT Annual Meeting?

Eight

26

The IFT award, first given in 2004, that honors a member for development of industry/government/academia cooperative organizations was named after what Rutgers University Food Microbiologist?

Dr. Myron Solberg

27

IFT used to have divisions and specialized technology groups. What are they now called and when did this change occur?

Divisions, 1990

28

The IFT "Wlliam Cruess Award" recognizes what?

Distinguished teaching

29

The Calvert Willey Award of IFT recognizes what?

Distinguished service to IFT

30

What city has hosted the most IFT annual meetings?

Chicago

31

Who was the first editor of Food Technology?

C. Olin Ball

32

What is the name of the body that ensures that IFT has a clearly established direction and oversees the resources of IFT?

Board of Directors

33

Who is the Executive Vice-President and CEO of IFT?

Christie Tarantino-Dean

34

Who is the current science editor for Journal of Food Science?

Allen Foegeding

35

What is the IFT mailing address?

525 W. Van Buren, Suite 1000 Chicago, IL 60607

36

How many persons are on the IFT Board of Directors

13 members, 6 officers, 3 student members

37

When were the 1st IFT fellows inducted?

1970

38

In what year was the Journal of Food Science first published?

1962

39

In what year was Food Technology first published?

1947

40

When was the Food Research fist published?

1936

41

What area code is IFT in?

312

42

How many sections does IFT have?

53

43

What is the number of student chapters of IFT?

55

44

How many divisions of IFT are there?

25

45

Through 2012, how many “Wellness” conferences has IFT held

14

46

What is the Vision Statement of the IFT strategic plan?

The Institute of Food Technologists will be globally recognized as a primary resource for food science and technology.

47

What state is in the Aksarben section?

Nebraska

48

What state is in the Cactus section?

Arizona

49

What state is in the Keystone section?

Pennsylvania

50

What state is in the Lewis and Clark section?

Washington/Idaho

51

What state is in the Magnolia section?

Mississippi

52

What state is in the Ozark section?

Arkansas

53

What state is in the Nutmeg section?

Connecticut

54

What state is in the Puget Sound section?

Washington

55

Name three journals published by IFT

Food Technology, Journal of Food Science, Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, Journal of Food Science Education

56

Give one of the three authors of the first article published in Food Research

D.K. Tressler, G.L. Mack, C.G. King

57

Name 10 IFT Divisions

Aquatic Food Products, Biotechnology, Carbohydrate, Citrus Products, Dairy Foods, Education, Extension and Outreach, Food Chemistry, Food Engineering, Food Law and Regulations, Food Microbiology, Food Packaging, Foodservice, Fruit and Vegetable Products, International, Marketing and Management, Muscle Foods, Nonthermal Processing, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Nutrition, Product Development, Quality Assurance, Refrigerated and Frozen Foods, Sensory and Consumer Sciences, Toxicology and Safety Evaluation

58

Name the locations of the IFT National Conference from 1991-2012.

91- Dallas, 92-New Orleans, 93-Chicago, 94-Atlanta, 95-Anaheim, 96-New Orleans, 97-Orlando, 98-Atlanta, 99-Chicago, 00-Dallas 01-New Orleans. 02-Anaheim, 03-Chicago, 04-Las Vegas, 05-New Orleans, 06-Orlando, 07-Chicago, 08-New Orleans, 09-Anaheim, 10-Chicago, 11-New Orleans, 12-Las Vegas, 13 - Chicago, 14-New Orleans

59

How many IFT Presidents have been women?

8 – Mary K. Wagner, Mary K. Schmidl, C. Ann Hollingsworth, Margaret Lawson, Sheri Schellhaass, Marianne Gillette, Janet Collins, Mary Camire

60

How many international sections does IFT have and where are they?

4; UK, British Columbia (Canada), Japan, Mexico

61

Where have the last six annual meetings of IFT been held starting in 2012?

03-Chicago, 04-Las Vegas, 05-New Orleans, 06-Orlando, 07-Chicago, 08-New Orleans, 09-Anaheim, 10-Chicago, 11-New Orleans, 12-Las Vegas, 13-Chicago

62

What area is the Babcock-Hart Award given?

improved public health through nutrition or more nutritious food

63

What area is the Stephen S. Chang Award given?

Lipid or Flavor Science

64

What area is the Bor S. Luh Award given?

international exchange of food technology ideas; international understanding of food technology

65

What is Futurefood 2050?

For the 75th Anniversary of IFT, 75 prominent people will be interviewed to help solve future food challenges.

66

What is the name of the IFT New Professionals Newsletter?

“Eat Your Words”

67

In what year was the IFTSA college bowl started and where was it played?

1985; Atlanta, Georgia