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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.

FST Calendar

03Nov2014

Disposable Electrochemical Microchip for On-Farm Detection of E.coli from Agricultural Water

Fall 2014 Faculty Seminar Schedule, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Presenter: Fei Hei, Postdoctoral Research Associate

17Nov2014

Update from the Food Innovation Center

Fall 2014 Faculty Seminar Schedule, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Presenter: Michael Morrissey, Professor and Director FIC

01Dec2014

Nano-cellulose Based InnofreshTM Coatings for Preserving Pre- and Post-harvest Fruit Quality

Fall 2014 Faculty Seminar Schedule, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Presenter: Yanyun Zhao, Professor

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News and Announcements

OSU News Release

Oral contraception may become renewed option for HIV-positive women

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Oct 28, 2014
New research has found that HIV-positive women receiving one of the most common forms of drug therapy should be able to use at least some forms of oral contraceptives for birth control.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

H.J. Andrews research forest federal funding renewed

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Oct 27, 2014
Research and education at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, one of the nation’s premier ecological science sites, has received a six-year, $6.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation.… Read full story.