Food Science

Purdue leading $10 million effort to address global food safety

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 University News Story

Purdue University is now home to a lab aimed at increasing awareness and developing environments for food safety around the world. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded nearly $10 million to Purdue to establish the firs…

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Purdue to announce major international food safety grant

Monday, August 12th, 2019 University News Story

Announcement of a multimillion-dollar grant to fund a Purdue food innovation lab aimed at increasing awareness and developing environments for food safety around the world.

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New to Purdue? Former freshmen share how they found friends, academic success and themselves

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

By Chad Campbell As one of over 600 freshmen joining Purdue’s College of Agriculture in August 2018, Cole Pearson worried about getting lost in the crowd. Doubly so, since he felt like he was missing half of himself since Pearson’s identical twin brother chose a different university. “He and I are very tight,” explained Pearson….

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Lisa Mauer’s work unravels mysteries of processed foods

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose Next time you’re at the grocery store you might spare a thought for Lisa Mauer, professor of food science and co-director of the Center for Food Safety Engineering. Mauer, who was also recently named interim associate vice provost for faculty affairs, is a food materials scientist and devotes her research to…

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Celebrity chefs could reduce foodborne illnesses, study says

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 University News Story

Foodborne illnesses sicken more than 48 million people in the United States each year, with 128,000 requiring hospitalization and 3,000 dying, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Preparing food using thermometers correctly…

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College of Agriculture announces three major awards

Monday, June 10th, 2019 University News Story

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture recently announced its 2019 awards for excellence in research, promoting the core land-grant mission and interdisciplinary collaboration.

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College of Agriculture announces three major awards

Friday, June 7th, 2019

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture recently announced its 2019 awards for excellence in research, promoting the core land grant mission and interdisciplinary collaboration. The Agricultural Research Award, the Corinne Alexander Spirit of the Land Grant Mission Award and the TEAM award will be granted respectively to Ian Kaplan, professor of entomology; Haley Oliver, associate professor…

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Wines from around the U.S. earn top honors at INDY International

Thursday, June 6th, 2019 University News Story

Trinchero Family Estates of California was named Winery of the Year and 2018 Eagle Point White by Dubuque Heritage Winery of Iowa won Wine of the Year at the 2019 INDY International Wine Competition.

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Indiana wineries make strong showing at INDY International

Thursday, June 6th, 2019 University News Story

Several Indiana wineries were honored during the 28th annual INDY International Wine Competition, which took place in late May at Purdue University. Satek Winery of Fremont earned the Governor’s Cup as Indiana’s winery of the year.

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Urban agriculture workshops to help producers learn, network

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 University News Story

Purdue Extension-Marion County has launched its first series of urban agriculture workshops designed to help urban gardeners and farmers add to their skill set while networking with other growers.

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