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Student and professor holding a beverage product they developed in a grocery store.

May 25, 2021

Growing NC Food Entrepreneurship

Roughly 80% of crops grown in North Carolina are shipped out of the state to be processed. What’s being done to tap the potential for food entrepreneurs to keep these commodities here? 

Mar 10, 2021

Beloved Dairy Researcher Klaenhammer Dies

Probiotics pioneer Todd R. Klaenhammer, an NC State faculty member for 40 years and the first food scientist to be elected to the National Academy of Sciences, died March 6. 

Student and professor holding a beverage product they developed in a grocery store.

Jan 28, 2021

Big Idea Ventures Taps NC State Food and Agricultural Innovation

North Carolina State University's strengths in food and agricultural innovation are center stage in a new venture aimed at fueling economic growth in rural areas. 

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Nov 9, 2020

CALS Alumnus Shifts Career to Food Innovation

Joseph Hildebrand has been able to forge successful careers in both the pharmaceutical and food science industries. 

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. 

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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. 

Close up of blueberries and blueberry gummies.

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. 

CALS Food Science Professor Keith Harris

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. 

Little girl on tractor at CALS Farm Animal Days

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. 

CALS faculty and staff worked with legislators and growers to shape and implement policy.

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.