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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 assay to spot fake malaria drugs could save thousands of lives

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Jul 15, 2014
OSU chemists have developed a new technology to tell whether a common malaria medication is genuine, and it could save thousands of lives.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Antibiotic use prevalent in hospice patients despite limited evidence of its value

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Jul 14, 2014
Research suggests that antibiotics are probably being used more than is appropriate in hospice patients, sometimes making life for the terminally ill worse instead of better.… Read full story.