food science

May 8, 2020

A Love for Agriculture and Science

As one NC State chapter ends, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences graduate Felicia Shepard is excited to start her next — earning her Ph.D in genetics.

Sep 21, 2019

Linton Accepts Nomination to FDA Science Board

CALS’ dean to serve on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s science board, a committee that counsels the FDA commissioner on complex technical and scientific issues.

Aug 29, 2019

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.

Apr 16, 2018

‘Drill Instructor Without the Yelling:’ Food Science’s Keith Harris

During his time in the Marine Corps Reserves and on active duty during Operation Desert Storm, Keith Harris learned an unlikely lesson: how to teach.

Jan 29, 2018

Five Things To Know About Farm Animal Days 2019

Maybe you're a longtime Farm Animal Days expert. Maybe you've already picked your date and registered online (though you don't have to register in order to attend), and all that's left is to decide whether you'll try roping a cow right away, or go straight for the free Howling Cow ice cream.

May 12, 2017

Law And Order: Ag Unit

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the most sweeping reform of food safety laws in nearly a century, North Carolina fruit and vegetable growers needed a hand adapting their operations. CALS faculty have been working with partners statewide to meet those needs.

Feb 10, 2016

Swartzel elected to National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Kenneth R. Swartzel, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Emeritus at North Carolina State University, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the loftiest distinctions accorded to an engineer.

Nov 30, 2015

Scientists savor sweet potatoes

Dr. Mary Ann Lila hopes research she recently conducted will inspire consumers to maximize sweet potatoes’ health benefits year-round. She found that these vegetables’ functional ingredients can be incorporated into many different snack foods, baby foods, military rations and more.

Jun 1, 2015

Barbecue Camp Brings Meat Science to Consumers

A first-of-its-kind workshop series may have been called North Carolina Barbecue Camp, but its topics went beyond the state’s traditional Eastern and Lexington styles as presenters delved into the cuisine of other barbecue hot spots.

Feb 5, 2015

Chill out with JuVn8 grape smoothie

When Kendra Stallings first saw bottles of JuVn8 smoothies on the shelf at a Food Lion in Emerald Isle, she couldn’t contain her excitement. At the beach for a family vacation, Stallings showed the smoothies to her parents, who each then announced to anyone within earshot, “My daughter made these!” Stallings earned her NC State master’s degree from the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences this past May.