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Tag: Food Science and Human Nutrition

Tomato juice with UF/IFAS-bred Garden Gem pleases palates

Florida-grown tomatoes – particularly the UF/IFAS-bred Garden Gem – pack a tasty punch for tomato juice, new University of Florida research shows. By and large, the biggest market for Florida tomatoes remains food services. They’re not generally harvested… Read More

Undergraduate Student Feature: Jennifer Jordan, Food Science

We’re excited to welcome Jennifer Jordan to the Discover FSHN Series! Jennifer Jordan is an undergraduate food science major from Tampa, FL in her last semester at UF. Read on to learn about how she chose Food Science… Read More

UF researchers receive a multi-million grant to improve food safety in fresh produce

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla.— Outbreaks of foodborne diseases threaten the daily lives of millions of Americans, resulting in recalls and sometimes loss of life. Providing an integrated food safety system for fresh fruits and vegetables that… Read More

UF researcher earns national recognition early in her career

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla. – She’s early in her career, but Yu Wang, a University of Florida food scientist, is making great strides in her research. Recognizing Wang’s work, the Agricultural and Food Chemistry division (AGFD)… Read More

UF/IFAS CALS Faculty Hoods Doctoral Graduate

COVID-19 has caused unprecedented changes globally, especially for commencement celebrations. Food science and human nutrition (FSHN) nutritional sciences doctoral student, Rebecca Solch, celebrated a time-honored tradition uniquely in unconventional times. A special moment for graduating doctoral students is… Read More

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