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  1. Registration Open for OVIFT Symposium

    Feb 27, 2014

    Registration is now open for the 5th OVIFT Symposium. This year's topic is "Trends in Food: Novel Technologies for Safe and High Quality Foods". The symposium takes place on Monday, March 17, 2014 and will be held at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. You can register at www.OVIFT.org

    Keynote speakers for this year’s symposium are OSU Professor Dr. Sudhir Sastry, Wornick Foods Process Engineering and Technology Manager Matt Beam, and OSU FST Professor Dr. Balasubramaniam.

  2. Health study to look for links between disease, land formation

    Feb 24, 2014

    Some areas of Ohio are riddled with karst, a layer of cracked and eroded rock a few feet below ground. Other areas, particularly in eastern Ohio, are pocked with abandoned coal mines whose entrances and air shafts puncture the ground.
  3. 2014 Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum

    Feb 24, 2014

    Congratulations to Matt Teegarden for placing first in the Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences division of the Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum. His oral presentation was titled “Determination of Biologically Relevant Vitamin D Metabolites in a Mouse Model of Non Melanoma Skin Cancer.”

    Other FST students that were selected to give oral presentations were Hui-Chun Hsiao, Morgan Cichon, and Jessica Cooperstone.

    Great job to all of them for their representation of our department!


  4. Herb Ockerman Inducted into Hall of Distinguished Alumni

    Feb 24, 2014

    Congratulations to FST Courtesy Professor Herb Ockerman on being inducted into the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Hall of Distinguished Alumni. Click here to read more.

  5. Candy May Join Fight Against Cancer

    Feb 21, 2014

    Whether it’s a plate or pyramid, healthy eating guidelines always give fruits and vegetables center stage – and for good reason: they contain critical nutrients that the human body needs and that experts think may help prevent illnesses like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Click here to read more.


  6. Dr. Yael Vodovotz and Black Raspberry Cancer Research

    Feb 17, 2014

    Researchers have developed novel black raspberry-based functional foods that can withstand the rigors of a large-scale cancer prevention trial.

  7. CFAES Grad Report Positive Jobs Outlook

    Jan 31, 2014

    Graduating senior Jessica Rose will soon trade her backpack and classroom desks for a business suit and production lines  as one of the newest operations management trainees for Cargill Kitchen Solutions, a Minnesota-based food manufacturing company. To read more: https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-grad-report-positive-jobs-outlook

  8. Dr. Ken Lee named 2014 recipient of the Harold Macy Award

    Jan 21, 2014

    FST Professor Dr. Ken Lee has been named the 2014 recipient of the Harold Macy Award.


  9. Ohio State to host 2014 International Nonthermal Processing Workshop and Short Course

    Jan 7, 2014

    FST Professor Bala Balasubramaniam and colleagues will be hosting the 2014 International Nonthermal Processing Workshop and Short Course at OSU between October 21-23, 2014.

  10. New ‘Critically Sensitive’ Technology Providing Potential for Broad Range of Scientific Discovery

    Jan 7, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University researchers are investigating the benefits of using a new analytical platform in the emerging field of metabolomics.

    Experts say the platform has the potential to open doors for new discoveries in disease prevention and treatment as well as a wide range of innovative scientific projects involving foods, plants, animals and humans.