Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Technology

The Department of Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University is one of the nation’s oldest establishedFST Cherry logo with phrase Taste Your Success! programs. With world-class faculty, research and facilities, we prepare students to be industry leaders.

Our department is a key player in OSU’s drive to build healthy communities, a sustainable planet and a thriving economy.

News and Announcements

Impulsive personality linked to greater risk for early onset of meth use

Oct 27, 2016
Methamphetamine users who described themselves as impulsive were more likely to have started taking the drug at an earlier age, a study of more than 150 users showed.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Excess wildfire, cheatgrass affecting sage-grouse; targeted actions needed

Oct 26, 2016
Larger, more frequent wildfires in the Great Basin have led to a decline in greater sage-grouse, which, if left unabated, could reduce the population to 43 percent of present numbers.… Read full story.