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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

“Late-life” genes activated by biological clock to help protect against stress, aging

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Feb 21, 2017
Researchers have discovered that a subset of genes involved in the “biological clock” only become active late in life when they are needed to help protect critical life functions.… Read full story.
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OSU’s College of Liberal Arts to offer four-year graduation guarantee to incoming students

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Feb 21, 2017
Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts will guarantee that students can earn a bachelor’s degree in four years beginning with the freshman class entering college in fall 2017.… Read full story.