'Mooofins' carry food product-development team into national finals
May 20, 2013
The Penn State Product Development team, a group of students in the food science department, recently was named one of three finalists in the Dairy Research Institute New Product Competition.
Bonnie Ford accepts the 2013 Dairy Laboratory of the Year Award
May 6, 2013
Bonnie Ford, quality assurance laboratory specialist in Penn State's Department of Food Science, recently accepted the 2013 Dairy Laboratory of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Association of Milk, Food and Environmental Sanitarians.
Number of foodborne illness cases largely unchanged in U.S.
May 3, 2013
Recently released reports about the frequency of foodborne illness -- commonly known as food poisoning -- show that the risks have not changed much in recent years, according to an expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Food Safety Modernization Act means changes for producers, processors
April 24, 2013
Proposed new Food and Drug Administration regulations developed under the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, will affect how Pennsylvania farmers, processors and retailers operate.
Food Science students place high at national product development event
April 1, 2013
A four-student team representing Penn State's Food Science Club recently placed third out of 10 finalists in the 2013 Research Chefs Association Student Culinology Competition in Charlotte, N.C.