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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

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

New technology may speed up, build awareness of landslide risks

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Nov 19, 2014
A new way to use lidar technology could revolutionize the understanding of landslides around the world, and reveal them in some areas to be far more pervasive than ever before understood.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Virulent bacteria affecting oysters found to be a case of mistaken identity

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Nov 18, 2014
Researchers have discovered that the bacteria causing problems for oysters on the Pacific Northwest coast is not the pathogen they believed it was - but instead, one that's even more deadly.… Read full story.