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Tag: Food Science and Human Nutrition

Staff Profile: Sharyn Passeretti, Lab Specialist

Say hello to Sharyn Passeretti, lab specialist and food science extraordinaire! Sharyn is the Lab Manager for the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department and is involved in every aspect of running the departmental food labs. Read on… Read More

Undergraduate Student Profile: Jackie Shannon, Nutritional Sciences

Please join me in welcoming Jackie Shannon, a fourth-year undergraduate student from Palm City, Florida! She is a nutritional sciences major in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department who is looking forward to her Fall 2020 graduation…. Read More

COVID-19 and food safety: Fact and fiction for food production and disinfection

By Ruth Borger LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — Consumers are being bombarded with tips for what to do with their groceries during the coronavirus crisis.  Leave them in the garage for three days? Wash the produce with soapy water?… Read More

Faculty Profile: Dr. Jeanette Andrade, Dietetics

Please join me in saying hello to Dr. Jeanette Andrade, professor of dietetics and Program Director of FSHN’s Master of Science/Dietetic Internship (MS/DI) Program! Dr. Andrade is in her second year at the University of Florida, and she… Read More

UF Students Compete as Finalists in National Product Development Baking Competition

A team of University of Florida food science and human nutrition graduate students have been selected as one of three college groups to compete as finalists for the nation’s most prominent scholarship competition for students pursuing careers in… Read More

Two UF Scientists Part of $12.8 Million Blueberry Breeding Grant

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A plant breeder and a food scientist, both with the University of Florida, will join a $12.8 million, multistate research grant to broaden the nation’s blueberry breeding capabilities. For the project, Patricio Muñoz, a UF/IFAS… Read More

Food Trends 2020: Meal Kits, Convenience Store Nutrition and Drinkable Collagen

Most people think of collagen as a protein used for cosmetic purposes that you get in a jar, but prepare for drinkable collagen. If you think that’s interesting, try going online to order meal kits – full of… Read More

Faculty Profile: Dr. Naim Montazeri, Food Virology

This holiday season, protect yourself from foodborne illnesses and learn about the emerging field of food virology from Dr. Naim Montazeri, professor of food virology in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department. Dr. Montazeri is in his… Read More

A Cornucopia of Alternatives to Turkey at Thanksgiving

It may be juicy, tender and traditional, but not everyone wants to eat turkey at Thanksgiving. UF/IFAS nutrition experts say you could eat any of the following as your entrée: protein-packed dishes – with or without meat —… Read More