NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19
While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the…
CALS Alumna Works To Prevent Food Waste
As a production and quality manager at Ripe Revival, CALS alumna Trisha Bhatia’s mission is to reduce as much food waste as possible.
The Economic Impact of Microwave Processing: From Greene County to Kenya
Josip Simunovic has a passion for improving the world. One food product at a time. His microwave processing technology to turn ugly produce into long-lasting puree has had a major economic impact on communities from eastern North Carolina to Kenya.
NC State Spin-off TreeCo To Breed a Better Forest
TreeCo, start-up company founded by by two NC State researchers, is setting out to revolutionize the forestry industry by combining insights from tree genetics with the power of genome editing.
Securely Studying Salmonella to Advance Produce Safety
NC State’s Phytotron has a specialized greenhouse for studying pathogens. Kellie Burris is using it to study how fresh fruits and vegetables — including cucumbers and cantaloupe — can become contaminated with Salmonella before harvesting.
New Course Aims to Seek, Destroy Pathogens in Food Processing Facilities
Professionals needing to create and implement an environmental monitoring program (EMP) can do so with ease thanks to a new course being offered at NC State.
More PEAS, Please!
NC State collaborates on a new research project designed to build preschool teachers’ STEM knowledge, skills and confidence.
Coming Up: Healthier Foods, With Less Food Loss
A partnership rich with Wolfpack DNA leads to a winning new food for health-conscious consumers. And more products are on their way, made largely from leftovers from farms and food processors.
Student Spotlight: Juan Ascencio Makes His Mark In Meat Contest
Juan Ascencio heads to Germany in May after winning seven medals in an international charcuterie contest.
Day in the Life: Monica Richmond
Our new video series “A Day in the Life” kicks off with food science senior Monica Richmond, who took us around campus for a glimpse into her day as a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student.