University of Minnesota Department of Food Science and Nutrition (FSCN) professor Dr. Devin Peterson has been selected by the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA) to receive the 2015 FEMA Excellence in Flavor Science Award. 

Ariel Garsow, a Junior in food science spent the past year as a part of the Global Food Challenge program through Land O’Lakes. 

Mitchell Maher and Ray Miller finish first and second, respectively, in the artistan cheese category at the Minnesota State Fair. 

University of Minnesota Department of Food Science and Nutrition Professor Ted Labuza has been selected to serve as a member of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Advisory Committee.

Zach Metz, a food science graduate student in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition under the tutelage of Professor David Baumler, was named a MnDRIVE Global Food Ventures Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year.

University of Minnesota Department of Food Science and Nutrition student Jonathon Swan to take part in the 24th Annual McNair Scholars poster session on July 30.

research team

The Summer 2015 editions of CFANS Solutions features several FSCN faculty and an alumnus. Read about the great research going on in our department!

An Antidote to Food Allergies? 
New process could maintain foods' flavor while removing allergens. 
Featuring: Professor Pam Ismail and her lab

Tiny Organisms, Big Benefits
Wastewater microalgae could be a nutritious, renewable source of animal food
Featuring: Professor Chi Chen

One Cup at a Time
A fun career in food starts with science and willingness to sieze opportunities
Featuring: Alumna Mary Wagner

7 Things You Don't Know About Microbes...but Probably Should
Featuring: Professor David Baumler

The International Food Technologist (IFT) Annual Meeting in Chicago will feature several FSCN faculty members during the four-day event. 


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