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Margaret Patterson OBE elected as a fellow of the IUoFST

The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) has announced that its past president, Margaret Patterson OBE, has been elected as a fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology (IAFoST).

Patterson will be inducted during the 19th World Congress of Food Science and Technology (World Food Congress), which will take place between 23-27 October 2018 in Mumbai, India.

Patterson says, “This was a surprise and I feel very honoured to have been recognised for my contribution to food science and technology. I look forward to helping IUoFST promote high quality science around the world.

“IUoFST has set a global challenge of 25 billion meals a day by 2025 – something that food scientists and technologists working with relevant authorities can help to achieve.”

Nominations to the International Academy of Food Science and Technology are made by IUFoST adhering bodies and IAFoST fellows. Fellows elected to IAFoST are acknowledged by their peers as outstanding representatives of international food science and technology. They serve as independent persons to work and promote high standards of ethic and scientific endeavours.

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