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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

Fungi that changed the world featured at Corvallis Science Pub

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Aug 29, 2014
If you eat bread, drink beer or take antibiotics, thank the fungi that make these things possible. At the Sept. 8 Corvallis Science Pub, Joey Spatafora, a leading fungal biologist, will share the often-bizarre tales of this kingdom of life and reveal how human civilization would be so much poorer without it.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Intricate algae produce low-cost biosensors

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Aug 29, 2014
OSU engineers are using diatoms, a type of single-celled algae, as a building block to create new types of biosensors.… Read full story.