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FIC member Brian Roe’s new study reveals that only half of consumers realize that throwing away food is a problem

A new Ohio State study reveals that only about half of American consumers realize that throwing away food is a problem, and many find some benefit in doing so. Read more


FIC Member Andrew Hanks' New Study Finds Healthy Marketing Influences Kids Eating Habits

Marketing to children is controversial in some circles, but this study illuminates its potential if done well and with the best interest of kids in mind. Read more


Can a black-raspberry drink restore oral microbiomes damaged by smoking and prevent cancers of the mouth?

Four OSUCCC – James researchers are collaborating to learn whether a food-based approach using a novel black raspberry drink might help prevent oral cancer, with a focus on how the microbiome may play a key role in this relationship. Read more


FIC Member Bill Weiss Explains Increasing Popularity of Whole Milk

Whole milk is getting more popular. Read more


FIC Member Tammy Katz Discusses General Mills' New Cereal

General Mills has just released its first new cereal brand in 15 years. Read more


FIC Member Jill Clark Featured on WOSU Discussing Healthy Food Access Study in Franklin County

Access to grocery stores and fresh produce remains a problem for some residents of Franklin County. Read more


Steven Schwartz and Morgan Cichon Featured in Columbus Dispatch Article on Discovery Themes

The Discovery Themes initiative is underway. Read more


FIC Member Nancy Moran Receives Ohio State's 2016 Postdoc of the Year Award

The Postdoctoral Advisory Council (PAC) is pleased to announce FIC member Nancy E. Moran as the inaugural recipient of the annual Postdoc of the Year Award. Read more


Bruce A. McPheron Named Ohio State Provost

After a national search, Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake has named Bruce A. McPheron executive vice president and provost. Read more


FIC Member Jackie Buell Weighs In On Carb-Loading

Should you eat carbohydrates before exercise? Read more


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