Content tagged food safety

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Soy Fresh, Soy Clean

How clean is your lab station? About 48 million people (1 in 6 Americans) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die each year from foodborne diseases, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Preven…

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AFNR Food Science

What is food science? We are bombarded by new foods every time we go into a grocery store or watch television. Where are all of these foods coming from? Food science is the answer. This AFNR unit introduces several aspects…

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Easy, Fast, Efficient Technique for Rewriting Plant Genome

“The speed and simplicity of CRISPR have momentous implications for agriculture: The process could lead to plants that can withstand what an increasingly overheated nature has in store. It could also… continue reading →

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Career spotlight: Food Scientist

A food scientist does a lot of interesting things:… continue reading →

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“What does GMO stand for?”

People have opinions about GMOs, but do they KNOW what they’re talking about? Compare your knowledge with these people on the street!… continue reading →

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Connecting Consumers to Agriculture podcast

Food is something that people care a lot about: How does it taste? How healthy is it? How fresh is it? Where did it come from?… continue reading →

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Animal Agriculture: Engineer an Egg Catcher

How do engineers solve problems in agriculture? It takes 30 million eggs a day to satisfy the US consumer! Ohio is #2 in the nation in egg production and ag engineers have helped to design facilities that keep chickens safe from predators and disease…

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Are You Gonna Eat That?

What is your protein IQ? Create a cookbook to learn Standard Operating Procedures for food safety and environmental monitoring. Test for proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids and compare plant and animal protein.

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