Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

Public Food Safety Requirements Affect Many Farmer's Market Vendors

A two-day school in April will give participants a better understanding of safety issues surrounding acidified canned foods.

HungerU Coming to UNL Oct. 16-17 to Educate Students on World Hunger

University of Nebraska-Lincoln students soon will have an opportunity to learn about one of the most pressing global challenges their generation will be charged with solving – world hunger – as the HungerU® Tour comes to campus.

UNL Dedicates Statues of Former Secretaries of Agriculture

On a day when four former U.S. secretaries of agriculture from Nebraska were honored in bronze on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus, Ronnie Green already was looking ahead to the need to make room for a fifth and sixth – who knows how many? – statues.

UNL Food Processing Center Sets Extrusion Workshop for Food Industry

Take a trip to any grocery store and you will see entire aisles dedicated to extruded products such as cereals, snacks, pastas, pet foods and pet treats.

UNL Research Explores Causes of Sausage Spoilage

When perishable foods near the end of their shelf life, we usually attribute their unpleasant color or odor to some bad species of bacteria or fungi that finally has blossomed, giving a whole new sensory experience to what was once a mouth-watering commodity.

UNL Extension Interactive ZMag Offers Tips for Microwave Meals, Cooking

When in need of a quick meal, oftentimes the microwave is turned to.

UNL Presents Food Microbiology Workshop for the Food Manufacturing Industry

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln food microbiology workshop will focus on the basics of food safety and the microbiological testing methods commonly used by the food industry.

When Sending Lunches to School, Follow Food Safety

School is back in session, and that means it's time to review school lunch food safety, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension food safety specialist says.