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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

New book details threats to the world’s forests, offers solutions for conservation

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Sep 26, 2014
As forestlands around the globe continue to diminish in the wake of human population growth and climate change, two leading scientists have written a new book in which they issue a call to action for forest conservation.… Read full story.

Children with autism are more sedentary than their peers, new OSU study shows

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Sep 26, 2014
A small study of 29 children, some with autism and some without, showed that children with autism spend 70 minutes more each day sitting than their peers.… Read full story.