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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

Rising fossil fuel energy costs spell trouble for global food security

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Jul 1, 2015
In an analysis of food preservation and transportation trends published in this week’s issue of the journal BioScience, scientists warn that new sustainable technologies will be needed for humanity just to stay even in the arms race against the microorganisms that can rapidly spoil the outputs of the modern food system.… Read full story.
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New technology using silver may hold key to electronics advances

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Jul 1, 2015
OSU engineers have created a way to use silver in printed electronics, with many possible applications in microelectronics, transparent electronics and other uses.… Read full story.