Current Lab News


Summer School for Consumer Food Safety Education

In the summer, Purdue Food Science Department will set up a summer school for consumer food safety education with K-State Research and Extension,...

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BAC Fighter Betty Feng Teaches Food Safety to Underrepresented Communities

The lab’s very own Dr. Betty Feng was recently recognized in an article by the Partnership for Food Safety Education for her work on...

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Food Safety Week

Receive certification for HACCP and PCQI training to develop knowledge and skills to implement and manage food safety assurance throughout the...

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October 29th, Dole Fresh Recall

On October 29th, 2021, Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. announced a voluntary recall for several cases of garden salad resulting from a possible health...

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Back to the Buffet: Food Safety in a post-COVID World

For our neighbors up north, the Thanksgiving holiday is celebrated on the second Monday of October. In 2021, Canadian Thanksgiving fell on October...

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Pandemic Response and Safety Grant Program – Applications due November 22

The Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant Program provides funding to help small specialty crop producers, food processors, manufacturers,...


Lab Trip to Wea Creek Orchard

To kick start the new school year, the members of Dr. Feng’s lab visited the Wea Creek Orchard in Lafayette, Indiana to come together for the...

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Food Safety Implications for Raising Backyard Poultry

Do you know that you should be practicing food safety guidelines if you raise poultry in your backyard? One of our lab members, Carley, has written...

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Dr. Feng Publishes Pet Food Study

Do you wash your hands after interacting with or feeding your pet? You might want to start doing that if you aren’t already.

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Dr. Feng Publishes Food Safety Culture Article

Dr. Feng has recently written an article about food safety culture during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her article appears in Refrigerated and Frozen...

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A Great Article About Keeping Food in the Freezer

Dr. Betty Feng recently participated in an interview and discussed an article titled “Here’s How Long Frozen Meat Actually Lasts,...

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Congratulations Tressie!

Our lab member Tressie has just graduated with her Master of Science (in Food Science) this year. The title of her thesis is, “Subjective...

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Home-Based Vendor Law

One of our talented graduate students, Han Chen, has written an article about the Indiana Home-Based Vendor law. The article specifically talks...

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Protection Against the Coronavirus

Over the past week information and statistics on the Coronavirus have been all over the news. With how quickly the virus has spread we all need to...

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PCQI Training

Two-and-half day Preventative Control Qualified Individual (PCQI) training was held from January 8th to 10th at Purdue Nelson Hall of Food Science.