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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

OSU News Release

New colors, a new world of pigments continue to evolve from accidental blue discovery

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Sep 27, 2016
A bright blue compound that was first discovered by accident has now led to the more rational and methodical development of other colors that may ultimately change the world of pigments.… Read full story.
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Relationship factors affect young adult use of condoms

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Sep 26, 2016
The characteristics of a person’s relationship, including commitment and partner-specific risk factors, affect the choice of whether or not to use condoms, according to new research from Oregon State University.… Read full story.