Download Book of Proceeding: ReFoSTS Lagos 2024 | 19th-20th July 2024

Book of Proceedings: 10th Regional Food Science and Technology Summit Lagos Chapter 2024  NAMES OF AUTHORS TO BE INSCRIBED ON ECOPY OF CERTIFICATES 1. Tolulope I. OJO 2. Dr. Ademola S. BANJOKO 3. Dr. Titilope A. ABEGUNDE (2 certificates) 4. Boluwaji M. ADENIYI 5....

NIFST LAGOS CHAPTER OPEN HOUSE DEBATE… GMO’s TO BE OR NOT TO BE!!!

It was indeed an exciting open discussion this week with one of the largest turnouts of professionals sharing their views on GMOs in Nigeria: for or against? Before the discussion started, Mrs. Tolulope Ojo, the moderator, explained that GMO stands for genetically...

When Was Your Last Food Safety Training and What Did You Learn?

Ensuring food safety is crucial in the food industry. Yet, many companies neglect regular, professional training for their staff. This oversight can harm public health and damage reputations. So, when was your last food safety training, and what did you learn? This...

NIFST-Lagos Hosts 10th Regional Food Science and Technology Summit (ReFOSTS)/NIFST DAY Celebration.

The 2024 edition of Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (Lagos Chapter) ReFoSTS and NIFST Day celebrations was elaborately celebrated in colour, glamour and style by Lagos Chapter over two days Wednesday 19th June and Thursday 20th June, 2024. The event...

Prepare For The Unexpected: A Global Call on 2024 World Food Safety Day.

The Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology [NIFST]- Lagos Chapter commemorates the 2024 World Food Safety Day with plethora of advocacy events. The Lagos Chapter of the Institute had a-week-long of events which commenced with members representing the...

Manufacturing Process Improvement Methodologies.

This month's NIFST Lagos chapter meeting was held on Sunday, 26th May, 2024 at Bells University of Technology, Ota Zone, where the blending and distillation manager, IDL, Ota, Mr. Augustine Ejoh discussed methods for improving manufacturing processes. He emphasized...

Safe Food Starts with Safe Workers.

Let's celebrate everyone in the food industry who keeps us safe and fed. However, food safety is not solely about delivering the final product to consumers, it begins with the well-being of our workers. When food handlers are safe and healthy, they're better equipped...

Why Do Food Get Spoilt In The Fridge Or Freezer? A Focus on Food Spoilage and Preservation: The Temperature Effect.

This week's discussion on Food Matters focused on Factors responsible for food spoilage in a cold storage system (refrigerator or freezer) Focal Question: Are foods in the refrigerator or freezer susceptible to spoilage? In an example shared about spoiled yogurt...

Brominated Vegetable Oil in Carbonated Beverage Drinks: A concern. 

The discussion on food matters this week focused on brominated vegetable oil in carbonated beverages (BVO) and whether it should be banned in soft drinks. A question was asked, "What is Brominated Vegetable Oil?" It was a surprise to learn that it's used in soft...

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