Seeking an Internship for Summer 2018

Open to working in all areas of production. Especially interested in Sensory Science and Product Development. Excited to apply my product development, chemistry, and nutrition knowledge and skills to the industry. Hard-working, passionate, driven, responsible, and...

3rd Annual: IFT-TAMU Day

October 13, 2017, College Station, TX. You are invited to the 3rd annual joint meeting of the Longhorn and Alamo IFT Sections at Texas A&M University’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science. Join us in fun, food, games, and 1-on-1 interactions with Texas...

Chair’s Corner – October 2017

As we start a new Alamo IFT fiscal year we want to thank everyone for all of their hard work this past year and for helping make our events a success. All of the officers and volunteers are working hard on planning and coordinating events for this up coming 2017-2018...

Lunch ‘n Learn – Contemporary Nutrition & Labeling

May 25, 2017, San Antonio, TX. Roger Clemens DrPH, CFS, FIFT, FASN, FACN, CNS, FIAFST View SlideShow The intent of updating the nutrition labeling criteria of foods is to reduce risk factors associated with obesity and other noncommunicable diseases.  These criteria...

FDA Extends Menu Labeling Compliance Date to 2018

The FDA extends the compliance date for menu labeling requirement to May 7, 2018. This extension allows for further consideration of what opportunities there may be to reduce costs and enhance the flexibility of these requirements beyond those reflected in the final...

Chair’s Corner – May 2017

Hello All! A big thank you to Michael Johnson at Kiolbassa for speaking to our group about culture in the workplace. It sparked great conversations, questions and we all were able to take something valuable away from the talk. Thank you also to Food Safety Net...

Lunch ‘n Learn – Return On Culture

April 27, 2017, San Antonio, TX. Michael Johnson VP of Organizational Development at Kiolbassa Provision Company LinkedIn Michael joined the Kiolbassa in 2007 as an intern while working on his MBA. Six months later, he joined the company as the Marketing and Brand...

Microbiologist – JES Tech LLC.

Microbiologist     JES Tech LLC. Job Description: The primary function of this position is to support the Microbiology Laboratory at Johnson Space Center. The candidate will collect, process, and analyze microbial samples using biochemical and molecular...

Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels

Guidance on FDA Nutritional Regulations Questions and Answers on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels Related to the Compliance Date, Added Sugars, and Declaration of Quantitative Amounts of Vitamins and Minerals: Guidance for Industry...

2017-2018 Election Results

A big congratulations to Alamo IFT members, Vickie Kloeris and Michele Perchonok for their success in the National IFT Election! Michele Perchonok will be IFT President-Elect Vickie Kloeris will be on the IFT Board of Directors We are proud of you both and wish you...

Lunch ‘n Learn – Private Brand Development

March 30, 2017, Austin, TX. Mike Schall Founder and Managing Director of Schall Consulting Group, Inc Find the full biography here.  Google+LinkedIn Mike is Founder and Managing Director of Schall Consulting Group, Inc. (SCG) and has over thirty years of food industry...

Chair’s Corner March 2017

What a great opportunity we had at the NASA lunch-n-learn to hear Shannon Walker, a previous astronaut speak, as well as tour the food lab and see the Mission Control Center. A big thanks for Vickie Kloeris for organizing such a great, memorable event! We also want to...

Special Announcement – Please Vote!

by: Michele Perchonok, Ph.D., Alamo IFT Member at Large As most of you know, the IFT Leadership election is open and will continue until March 2, 2017.  In the election, IFT members, in addition to voting for President-elect, Board of Directors and Nominations and...

Lunch ‘n Learn – Long Duration Spaceflight

February 23, 2017, Houston, TX. Dr. Shannon Walker NASA Astronaut Find the full biography here.  Dr. Walker discussed her mission on the International Space Station as well as NASA’s future plans for exploration beyond low earth orbit. For those who stayed after...

US Retail Landscape Now and Tomorrow

January 28, 2017, San Antonio, TX. The US Retail Landscape is ever changing as the population and technology demands continue to threaten the big box companies. Alamo IFT’s January Lunch and Learn is hosted by Archpoint. They will highlight key trends in retail,...

Attention Employers: Need Summer Interns?

Texas A&M Food Science students from the D/FW, Houston and San Antonio area’s are ready to work and get placed into an internship this summer. If you are in need of interns this summer there’s a good group of students to select from. Hiring Food...

IFT Leadership Opportunities for Alamo Section

It’s that time of year where we fill any vacant spots in our Alamo IFT Leadership Team and get ready for the 2017/2018 Elections. Nominations are due January 17th so respond quickly if interested. If you are looking to step up and get more involved with IFT this is...

Chair’s Corner January 2017

Happy New Years! I hope everyone had a very merry holiday season and are excited for 2017 and its’ possibilities. After a successful end of 2016 with the well-attended golf tournament and Christmas party that Eric Caballero graciously hosted we are gearing up for the...