Taste of the Big City: Food Science Majors Attend AFA Food Institute in Chicago
July 18, 2014
Where in the world can you network with professional leaders in the food industry, visit the headquarters of numerous food-manufacturing plants and learn how to make a McDonald's Big Mac?
Superbugs, antibiotic resistance and chicken -- a stew of misconceptions
June 18, 2014
With recent headlines about dangerous "superbugs," an outbreak of Salmonella from chicken parts on the West Coast and the announcement by a national restaurant chain that it plans to serve only "antibiotic-free" chicken, it's no wonder the public is alarmed and confused.
Creamery serves up new flavor in honor of volleyball coach Russ Rose
May 22, 2014
Russ Rose, Penn State women's volleyball head coach, has had unprecedented success over a 35-year career in Happy Valley, including five national championships in the last seven years. But perhaps none of his victories has tasted as sweet as the honor he received this week. Penn State's renowned Berkey Creamery today (May 22) unveiled a new ice cream flavor named for the legendary mentor: Russ "digs" Roseberry.
Meat of the Matter: Food Science Major Tastes Dream Job in Poland
May 1, 2014
Most college students head to a university following high school graduation. Third-year Food Science major Steve Bookbinder took a different path.
Antimicrobial edible films inhibit pathogens in meat
May 1, 2014
Antimicrobial agents incorporated into edible films applied to foods to seal in flavor, freshness and color can improve the microbiological safety of meats, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.