Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota. Home to world-class researchers and educators, we are Driven to Discover™ the ways food impacts health and society.

Faculty Search

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We are seeking an Assistant Professor in Bioconversion and Upcycling of Food Byproducts

FScN 50th Anniversary

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We're celebrating 50 years of FScN! Reconnect with old friends and learn about our history.

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New Faculty Member

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Meet our new Assistant Professor in Analytical and Food Chemistry: Dr. Fernanda Dias


  • Labuza Legacy

    October 30, 2023

    We celebrated 50 years of Professor Ted Labuza's remarkable legacy

  • Professors talk NOVA

    August 23, 2023

    Listen to Professors Job Ubbink and Al Levine talk with IFT’s ‘OMNIVORE’ podcast, where they address the shortcomings (and strengths) of the NOVA food classification system

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy

    August 22, 2023

    Assistant Professor Levi Teigen, PhD, RD speaks with Health Central on treating chronic disease