Sep 11, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio—At The Ohio State University, a new food safety center will provide a centralized location for food safety resources and will further establish the university as a global leader in food safety.
The Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention (CFI) will bring its 13-year record of protecting public health to Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).
Aug 27, 2019
Assistant Professor Dr. Jessica Cooperstone has been elected Chair-Elect of the American Society for Nutrition's Carotenoid and Retinoid Research Interest Group (CARIG).
Jun 28, 2019
Champaign, IL – June 26, 2019 - Rafael Jiménez-Flores, the J. T. “Stubby” Parker Endowed Chair in Dairy Foods at The Ohio State University, assumed the role of president of the American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®) during the 2019 ADSA Annual Meeting held June 23 to 26 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He will serve as president of the association for one year. Dr. Jiménez-Flores served as vice president of the organization for the past year.
Nov 30, 2018
I’m confused about the recent reports regarding leafy greens such as romaine lettuce. How is it that leafy greens can cause a foodborne illness?
Well, it is not the leafy greens themselves making people sick, but rather that they are the suspected source of pathogenic E. coli that has sickened some 58 people in Canada.
Oct 19, 2018
How do I know when an item of food is spoiled?
That really depends on the food item in question.
Food spoilage refers to a decrease in quality beyond what is acceptable to consumers, said Abby Snyder, an assistant professor and food safety field specialist in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University (CFAES).
Sep 28, 2018
Does chicken have to be cooked to one uniform temperature, or can it be eaten like steak — rare, medium rare, medium or well done?
Great question, considering that American consumers eat more chicken than any other meat, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Sep 7, 2018
What’s the difference between meat, “clean meat” and plant-based “meat?” It’s all getting a bit confusing.
Jul 23, 2018
We are currently looking to fill a faculty lecturer position within our department. Please consider becoming part of a great team here at The Ohio State University.
Open position: Faculty Lecturer
UPDATE (11-6-2018) This position is no longer open
Jun 15, 2018
I just heard a report that a brand of pre-cut melons was tied to a salmonella outbreak recently. How is that possible?
You are right: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week warned about a multistate outbreak of salmonella associated with some pre-cut melons produced by a food distributor based in Indianapolis.
Mar 13, 2018
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Congratulations to the recipients of 2018 Alumni Awards from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University.
“Each of our award recipients has increased the value and reputation of CFAES. Because of them, all of us within our community benefit,” CFAES Dean and Vice President for Agricultural Administration Cathann A. Kress told 180 alumni, relatives, faculty, staff and friends during an awards luncheon on March 3.
In all, 13 individuals received awards during the annual event: