Nutritional Sciences PhD. Fellow Aseel El Zein Awarded Best College Thesis

Hungry to Learn: Prevalence and Correlates of Food Insecurity among College Freshmen Attending Eight Universities in the U.S.   Access to nutritious food is a basic human right, and the privilege to earn a post-secondary degree does not… Read More

Dr. Wendy Dahl Awarded the Florida Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Outstanding Specialist

It is our great pleasure to announce the Florida Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences’ recipient of the Outstanding Specialist Award! Dr. Wendy Dahl was selected based on nomination and FEAFCS Board vote, and consideration of her… Read More

University of Florida Leads Trend to Open Food Businesses with Workshops


Kimberly and George Vecchio wanted to reinvent their 20-acre farm near Vero Beach from mostly animals to produce so they could start a food business. Though George had been a gourmet chef for more than 20 years, they… Read More

Community Nutrition (DIE3310) Students Earn Moo-Lah Grant for Local Schools


In Community Nutrition (DIE3310), students encounter their first experience with Dietetics coursework.  Dr. Beth Gankofskie, DPD Director and instructor for the course, challenges students to apply their classroom skills to real-world scenarios.  Specifically, students must complete a grant… Read More

FSHN/IFT Awards Night 2018

FSHN/IFT Awards 2018 Group

The FSHN/IFT awards are in honor of leaders in IFT and recognize students with a strong academic and research records as well as evident leadership and professional potential, particularly in the area of Food Science. Richard F. Matthews… Read More

Food Science & Human Nutrition Updates Recall Manual for Food Businesses

Food Safety

The Food Science and Human Nutrition Department of the University of Florida has assembled a manual to assist food businesses, in all stages in the food chain to conduct rapid and effective product recalls. Link to the Food… Read More