ConnectFood Parnters

We have established important partnerships that help provide great value to the ConnectFood community. These partners assist in food innovation, science, and safety. Please take advantage of these partnerships to further your food safety programs and overall business needs.

Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network

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Chicagoland Food Network

About the Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network:

The Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network is the region’s food and beverage cluster organization charged with driving inclusive economic growth in the region by bringing together the local food & beverage industry to collaborate on opportunities in workforce development, food safety, innovation & technology, and business services.


We will list the latest offerings from ImEpik to the ConnectFood community as soon as they are available.

About ImEpik:

ImEpik developed a 20-hour self-paced PCQI Online course, which is the first in a FSMA series, designed to prepare Preventive Control Qualified Individuals (PCQIs) for FSMA. The PCQI Online course is an interactive, assessment-based online learning environment that trains food-processing employees for the global food manufacturer industry. This course contains material meeting the alternative training allowed in the PCHF rule, plus additional interactive content and ability to take the course at your own pace.

Institute for Food Safety and Health

We will list the latest offerings from IFSH to the ConnectFood community as soon as they are available.


About the Institute for Food Safety and Health:

The Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) is a one-of-a-kind applied food science research consortium comprised of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the food industry. In collaboration with the FDA, we provide stakeholders with the opportunity to develop and exchange knowledge, experience, and expertise in the areas of food safety, food defense, food processing, and nutrition.