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.

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Time To Market Trade Show

Don't miss this chance to sample and buy the latest food products ranging from creative condiments, gluten-free goodies, delectable delights and savory tasty treats for your taste buds.

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News and Announcements

Arsenic and health to be focus of Corvallis Science Pub

Jun 1, 2015
Once touted as a conditioner for the skin, arsenic has a long history as a poison and as an ingredient in paint, pesticides and wood preservatives. On June 8, the Corvallis Science Pub will focus on the modern public health story of this toxic metal.… Read full story.
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OSU Board of Trustees sets operating budget, presidential policy and agreement

May 29, 2015
The OSU Board of Trustees on Friday approved an operating budget of $1.1 billion for 2015-16 and a presidential employment agreement and assessment policy.… Read full story.