Current Lab News

Han’s Veteran Project

By Carley VanNorman | June 14, 2019 |
During the meeting, Han gave a short presentation on "soil amendment".

Han is working on a veteran farmer food safety education project. This project aims to evaluate the knowledge, practice, and attitude of veteran farmers towards food safety. Another goal of this project is to develop educational materials to address the challenges that veteran farmers could face. Learning circles were used as one of the interventions…

Spring 2019 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference

By Carley VanNorman | June 6, 2019 |
Tressie and Han standing in front of a poster they presented.

Dr. Feng, Weeraya Karnpanit (visiting scholar), Tressie Barrett, and Han Chen attended the Consumer Food Safety Education Conference (CFSEC) from March 6 through March 8, 2019. The focal points of this year’s CFSEC included promoting correct food handling behavior change among consumers, equipping conference attendees with tools to influence consumers’ food safety attitudes, knowledge, and…

Emily Chuang’s Project

By Carley VanNorman | May 21, 2019 |
Emily Chuang, Purdue University student

For the past year, I have had the opportunity to lead my first research project. The idea for “Food Safety Knowledge and Perception of Young Adults with Shared-Use Kitchens” developed from what I have seen and experienced in shared-use kitchens in college. The study aims to identify the issues of food safety. A campus-wide survey…