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The IFS@CU is hiring!

Feb 5, 2018
The Institute for Food Safety is hiring a Web Designer II (Band E, Exempt).  The prospective candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Bihn (Executive Director of the IFS@CU) in Geneva, NY.

If you or anyone you know may be interested in applying for this position, please access the Cornell Careers website at: and search for posting #WDR-00013735.

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Julie Suarez earns Excellence in IPM award

Jan 11, 2018
Congratulations to Julie Suarez for being honored last week at the NYS Ag Society Meeting as recipient for the award for Excellence in IPM! Ms. Suarez also serves as a vital member on the IFS@CU Steering Committee. She truly deserves recognition for her work in IPM as well as the work she does for other programs (like the IFS) at Cornell. Congratulations again to Ms. Suarez! Read more

Southeastern Soil Summit to be held January 21-22, 2017

Jan 10, 2018
The Southeastern Soil Summit will be held January 21-22, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.  The summit will focus on the benefits and challenges of raw manure use relative to the safety of fresh fruit and vegetable production. Sponsors include Produce Food Safety Services; the Southern Center for Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance to Enhance Produce Safety; the University of Georgie Extension - Food Science; the US Composting Council; the Georgia Department of Agriculture - Food Safety; and the Produce Safety Alliance. Read more

CALS 2017 Outstanding Alumni and Faculty

Dec 8, 2017
Congratulations to Olga Padilla-Zakour (Professor and Chair of the Department of Food Science Department, Director of the Cornell Food Venture Center, and Managing Director of the IFS@CU) who was presented the 2017 CALS Outstanding Faculty Award! Read more