Science that Matters

The Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences (IAFNS) is growing with increased membership, relevancy, and impact. IAFNS supports peer-reviewed scientific papers and convenes experts. IAFNS events and webinars reach thousands of food and nutrition professionals in government, industry, academia and other stakeholder groups.

  • IAFNS mobilizes government, industry, and academia to drive, fund, and lead actionable science in support of public health.

To enable science and evidence-based decision making by all - from policy makers to consumers - we are focused on 4 areas. (Click on each area to read more.)

For more on how you can engage with IAFNS, follow us on LinkedIn, sign-up for our Science Briefs, and visit our events page to learn about upcoming nutrition and food safety presentations. Learn more about joining IAFNS here.

The Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences (IAFNS) is committed to leading positive change across the food and beverage ecosystem. IAFNS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that catalyzes the creation of scientific knowledge. We receive the majority of our funding from companies in different industries. And, we rely upon financial and in-kind support from the public and private sector to fulfill our mission. 

Funding Research

As a science organization, our research is published in peer-reviewed publications.

View our recent publications here.

Mobilizing Knowledge

To support science and evidence-based decision making, we offer webinars and events.

Learn more.

Platinum Seal of Transparency

IAFNS core values include scientific integrity, transparency, collaboration, and public benefit. View our 2024 Platinum Seal of Transparency here.