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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National Get Outdoors Day

The third annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday May 30th, 2015 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Peavy Arboretum.  This free event is hosted by OSU


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

OSU News Release

More horses found with Equine Herpes Virus, including most serious form

May 5, 2015
Three more Oregon horses have been found to be infected with Equine Herpes Virus 1, including one with the most serious form of this virus that tends to cause neurological damage.… Read full story.

Emeritus OSU geologist outlines earthquake “time bombs” in a forthcoming book

May 5, 2015
OSU geologist Bob Yeats, in a forthcoming book, outlines some of the earthquake "time bombs" around the world - one of which was Nepal.… Read full story.