31 Aug 2012
IFIS, the proud producers of FSTA - an intelligence service
constantly monitoring developments in the areas of food science,
technology and nutrition - today celebrated the inclusion of the
one millionth record. This momentous achievement underscores IFIS'
commitment as the leading international information provider and
distributor of food and drink related information.
The source of the record is July's edition of the
Journal of Food Protection (JFP), specifically the
article by Riikka Ket-Timonen et al 'Inhibition of Toxigenesis of
Group II (Noproteolytic) Clostridium botulinum Type B in Meat
Products by Using a Reduced Level of Nitrite'.
First published in 1937, JFP is a refereed monthly publication.
Each issue contains scientific research and authoritative review
articles reporting on a variety of topics in food science
pertaining to food safety and quality. The journal is
internationally recognised as one of the leading publications in
its field with a readership exceeding 11,000 scientists from 69
'We congratulate IFIS for achieving its one-millionth entry into
FSTA, said David W. Tharp, CAE, Executive Director of the International Association
for Food Protection (IAFP). 'The International Association
for Food Protection is proud to have an article from our
publication, the Journal of Food Protection, selected to be the
honoured entry. We wish FSTA continued success in serving the food
JFP is published by the IAFP, an organisation of 3,600 food
safety professionals committed to Advancing Food Safety Worldwide®
by providing members with a forum to exchange information on
protecting the global food supply. The association includes
educators, government officials, microbiologists, food industry
executives and quality control professionals who are involved in
all aspects of growing, storing, transporting, processing and
preparing all types of foods. Working together, IAFP members,
representing more than 70 countries, help the association achieve
its mission through networking, educational programs, journals,
career opportunities and numerous other resources. IAFP's mission
statement is 'to provide food safety professionals worldwide with a
forum to exchange information on protecting the food supply'.
'Producing the one millionth entry for FSTA is a great milestone
for IFIS', said Richard Hollingsworth, Managing Director. 'We are
very pleased that our customers continue to recognise the
considerable value of FSTA - uniquely structured, comprehensively
indexed and containing high quality abstracts. The one millionth
record is the result of our determination to develop and expand
this comprehensive food science centric information resource and
continually strive to add real value for our users.'