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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