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CE Specialist Position Announcement

The Department of Food Science and Technology, internationally recognized as a premier center of excellence in research, teaching, and extension, is seeking applications for a Specialist in Cooperative Extension (CE) at the Assistant rank in the field of food safety. 

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The Junior Specialist will report directly to principal investigator and work with undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral scholars, and visiting scientists in the Marco laboratory. This laboratory is investigating the functions of beneficial microorganisms in food production and human health.

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Welcome to Food Science & Technology

The internationally recognized Food Science and Technology Department makes food healthier, tastier, and safer for consumers. Students complete a rigorous scientific curriculum that prepares them well for the numerous job opportunities available in the food industry or for graduate studies in the physical, chemical, and biological sciences and medicine.

Making News...

 Moshe Rosenberg appointed founding chief editor of AIMS Agriculture and Food
AIMS Press launched a new journal AIMS Agriculture and Food, and invited Prof. Moshe Rosenberg as the founding Editor in Chief. Congratulations to Dr. Rosenberg on this honor!

 Forget everything you thought you knew about frozen food
In this article, Fruit and Vegetable Products Specialist Diane Barrett comments on nutrients available in fresh and frozen vegetables.

 Fortune looks at the business of food safety and Blue Bell
"It revolutionized outbreak investigation," says Linda Harris, a microbiologist in the department of food science and technology at the University of California at Davis.

Dr. HarrisLinda Harris travels to Australia for Food Safety presentations
The August newsletter of the Postharvest Technology Center reported on Dr. Harris' travels.

ChristineDr. Christine Bruhn honored on campus
The honors keep coming for CE Specialist Emerita Christine Bruhn, this time in the form of a larger-than-life poster on the UCD Campus.

 C.D.C., consumers differ on top food fear
Carl Winter, extension food toxicologist and vice-chair of the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of California at Davis, discusses food borne illness versus chemicals in food.

MitchellFST Professor Alyson Mitchell named a Fellow by ACS
Dr. Mitchell received the award in August at the ACS National meeting.

Paul SinghFeast Q&A: UCD professor named 2015 World Agriculture Prize Laureate
R. Paul Singh, a UC Davis professor emeritus who has held dual appointments in the Food Science and Technology and Biological and Agricultural Engineering departments, arrived at the university in 1975. Since then, he has become known for his innovative work, including the creation of a food-processing system for NASAs first manned mission to Mars. He also has played a significant role in establishing food-technology programs in countries such as Brazil, India, Portugal and Thailand.

BruhFST's CE Specialst Emerita Christine Bruhn honored
The International Association for Food Protection gave Dr. Bruhn an Honorary Life Membership in July.

davis teamFST student team takes 4th place in IFT meeting competition
A valiant effort was made by the UC Davis team at the IFT national meeting in Chicago. They secured 4th place in the College Bowl competition.

Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science

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The Department of Food Science and Technology is proud to be a founding department of the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science.

Alumni Class Notes

Laureen Shihemi 2014, Bachelor of Science, Food science and technology.

Xueqi (Shirley) Li 2013, M.Sc., Food Science.

Kullanart Tongkhao 2011, Ph.D., Food Science.

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