Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

Food company CEO to deliver seminar on sustainability

The Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will welcome Patrick O. Brown, founder and CEO of Impossible Foods, to campus on Feb. 20 to deliver his thoughts on, “Doing the Impossible: Making the Global Food System Sustainable, One Burger at a Time.”

Frontier Co-op joins Alliance for Advanced Sanitation

Frontier Co-op, a leader in natural and organic products, has joined the Alliance for Advanced Sanitation.

Poeschl urges all to take responsibility in feeding the world

In the next 50 years, the world needs to double the amount of food it produces in order to feed a growing population. That responsibility doesn’t lie only with farmers and scientists, but with everyone according to Mark Poeschl, chief executive officer of the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation. Poeschl presented his thoughts on sustainably feeding our world during the second Heuermann Lecture of the 2016-17 season on Jan. 10 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

E.coli project generates new detection, control methods

After making strides in the detection and control of a dangerous microbe that has bedeviled the beef industry, a broad-ranging E. coli research program will continue at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at least through 2017.

Green to lead national university association's food, resources commission

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green has been appointed to lead the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities' Commission on Food, Environment and Renewable Resources.

Organic farming roundtable series offered this spring

A roundtable series to be held Monday evenings on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus will discuss organic farming.
Organic Farming

Michael Boehm named university's IANR chief

Michael Boehm has been named the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and University of Nebraska vice president for Agriculture and Natural Resources.

New research suggests great northern bean could prevent weight gain, high cholesterol

New research from the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has determined that adding great northern beans to a diet rich in fatty foods may prevent weight gain, fatty liver and high cholesterol.
Ph.D graduate student Nguyen Tien An (left), graduate student Haowen Qiu, research technologist Richard Zbasnik and graduate student Sami Althwab working in a lab. Links to larger image.