Food Technology

Blog entry | May 17 2018

While genetically engineered foods (genetically modified organisms or “GMOs”) have been safely produced and consumed

Blog entry | Jan 29 2018

When some people hear the term “selective breeding,” they assume it’s a fairly recent technology. Well, they would be off just a little bit — by about 12,000 years, to be precise.

Blog entry | Jan 18 2018

Many of us have heard the term “GMOs,” but how many of us know what they are as well as their benefits to the food supply and the environment?

Blog entry | Oct 26 2017

I had only eaten a bug once before learning about the significant health benefits of edible insects. The first time, I was in the second grade, and my brother dared me to eat it.

Blog entry | Oct 18 2017

Nitrites don’t make it on your grocery list but likely end up in your fridge. They have several roles in foods and have become a necessary component in many of our favorite products.

Blog entry | Sep 11 2017

Information about the food we eat surrounds us, yet much of it is low on evidence and high on hype.

Blog entry | Aug 02 2017

When most people think of processing and handling meat, they might think of a butcher carving tender cuts of meat or of dad grilling the perfect, medium-well steak.

Blog entry | Jul 28 2017

When you think of eating meat, what comes to mind? Is it pulled pork covered in BBQ sauce? A juicy cheeseburger? Savory bacon with eggs? A variety of choices may pop into your head.

Blog entry | Jun 22 2017

Few subjects about food and nutrition spark more intense discussions than genetic engineering, or GMOs.

Blog entry | Jun 07 2017

The term “citrus greening” might sound harmless at first. “Citrus” refers to fruits like oranges, tangerines, and grapefruit. These fruits pack a punch for your vitamin C fix.

Blog entry | Jun 05 2017

Slime is typically linked to snails, Ghost Busters, and Nickelodeon pranks.

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