Probing Question: What is umami?
March 31, 2015
The next time you're at a dinner party and want to spice up the conversation, you might compliment the hosts on their umami-rich appetizers. Then wait a moment until someone invariably asks, "What's umami?"
Penn State food science professor to lead international organization
March 25, 2015
John Coupland, professor of food science in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has been elected president of the Institute of Food Technologists, the premier scientific and educational society serving the food science and technology field.
Penn State Extension helps food companies supply safe, healthy foods
March 23, 2015
Thanks to Pennsylvania's strong agricultural industry, state residents enjoy an abundance of fresh, safe, quality foods. It can be easy to take the safety of the food supply for granted, but food companies -- with help from Penn State -- work hard to ensure the products they provide are as safe to consume as they are healthful and delicious.
Gregory Ziegler selected as IFT Fellow
March 13, 2015
Gregory Ziegler has been selected as a 2015 IFT Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).
Penn State Extension plays critical role in educating food suppliers
February 27, 2015
In the last few years, as the federal government has tightened safety regulations across the food supply chain to prevent foodborne illness, the role Penn State Extension plays in educating growers and processors to comply with new prevention-based controls has become critical.