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Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

jelly beans

Dec 4, 2023

California, Candy and Consumers

NC State experts explain how one state’s ban on four food additives could affect consumers and food processors across the country. 

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Nov 28, 2023

A Lasting Legacy for Dairy Science

Four graduate students became part of a living legacy this fall thanks to the launch of the William E. Younts Jr. Dairy Science Graduate Support Endowment. 

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Nov 6, 2023

In Their Own Words: CALS First-Generation Faculty and Staff

In recognition of First-Generation Celebration Week, Nov. 6-10, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is recognizing some of its faculty and staff members who were first-generation college students. 

Sep 26, 2023

Mother of Invention

Necessity? Or maybe the Wolfpack spirit is the reason so many NC State ideas end up in the National Inventors Hall of Fame. 

April Fogleman headshot outside

Aug 31, 2023

Nutrition Scientist Bolsters Breastfeeding Support for North Carolinians

Associate Professor April Fogleman nourishes North Carolina in more ways than one. She creates support groups for moms, trains health professionals about the basics of breastfeeding and teaches students about infant nutrition. 

Four FBNS faculty and staff holding a new seafood product

Aug 23, 2023

Locals Seafood Partners with CALS Class on New Product Launch

After trusting NC State Extension’s seafood safety expertise for years, an alumni-owned company was excited to collaborate with Clint Stevenson and his graduate students on a food safety plan for their new frozen meal. 

a researcher wearing a red shirt looking into a microscope

Aug 16, 2023

NC State Licenses Supplement Reducing GI Inflammation

Researchers have developed a new probiotic supplement that reduces gastrointestinal inflammation. 

Recipes set up in the Dinah E. Gore Kitchen at NC State

Aug 15, 2023

Cooking with a Passion for Nutrition

This summer, CALS nutrition science student Tiffany Williams is creating recipe videos for a statewide culinary nutrition education program for young adults. 

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Aug 7, 2023

Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Milk: The Science Behind the Flavors We Love

How many hot pepper flakes does it take to make the perfect cheese? MaryAnne Drake answers these and other sensory food questions as the Director of the Southeast Dairy Foods Research Center. 

Photo of CRISPR-modified and wild trees in an NC State greenhouse.

Jul 13, 2023

Building a Better Forest Tree With CRISPR Gene Editing

Researchers reduce lignin levels and improve wood properties in poplar trees using the increasingly popular gene-editing system.