IUFoST 2014 World Congress Food Science and Technology & Expo
17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology & Expo was held here in Montreal from Aug. 17-21, 2014 . This international event happens only every 2 years in different cities of different countries. McGill University students participated and volunteered in the conference. IUFoST- World Food Congress Conference theme this year is “Feeding the World”, and they asked the students to come up with an idea that go along with the theme and how to bring it to the local level. Food and Science Technology students of McGill University lead by Bernie Tee, who always do this project started the campaign. The students totally engaged the World Food Congress by organizing a huge Food Drive by collecting canned goods and will be donated to the First Food Bank of Quebec founded in 1984, the Moission Montreal. And to make more fun in it, they challenge to break the record of Guinness Longest Line of Food Cans. Their target was 30,000 canned goods. They started the line last Sunday, Aug, 17, 2014 and the counting and announcement happens Wednesday , Aug. 20 at 1:45 Pm. Indeed, they surpassed their target and collected 44,966 canned goods that reached 3.28 Km. These goods will be delivered to Moisson Montreal at 5:00 Pm of the same date.Supporting partners were Tourism Montreal and Moisson Montreal. Clark and Cordon Blue were the main sponsors. Yes ! 2014 World Food Congress was successful and Canada broke the Guinness Book of Records while tremendously answered this years’ theme .Great job McGill students. After awarding the Certificate of Recognition , Mr. Rickey Yada, Congress Co-Chairman of the IUFoST Governing Council, from the University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada announced a big Food Congress will be held in Manila, Philippines next year.
Written by: DJ Lady Explorer
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