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Jill Clark Investigates Grocery Store Hours in Low-Income Hours and Socioeconomic Struggles

Getting more nutritious meals on the tables of low-income Americans could depend on the hours the stores in their neighborhoods keep. Read more


FIC Member Dr. Bala Balasubramaniam Elected A 2016 Fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology

Congratulations to FIC member Dr. Bala Balasubramaniam who has been elected a 2016 Fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology (IAFoST). Read more


FIC Member Luis Rodriguez-Saona Receives NACTA Educator Award

Congratulations to FIC member Dr. Luis Rodriguez-Saona, professor of food science and technology, who has been selected to receive the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Educator Award. Read more


FIC Member Chef Jim Warner Teaching Children Healthy Eating

The Chefs in the City program brings fresh produce to kids living in the inner city. Read more


New Study by Robert Murray Suggests Restaurants Cut Calories in Kid Meals

New Study by Robert Murray Suggests Restaurants Cut Calories in Kid Meals Read more


FIC Member Tammy Katz Discusses Starbucks' Use of Big Data with CNBC

Starbucks is using big data to track consumer trends. Read more


FIC Member Sanja Ilic Discusses Dole Salad Listeria and Salmonella Outbreak

Dole salad products had been recalled in recent years due to concerns about salmonella and listeria. Read more


Michelle Kaiser Receives 2016 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

FIC member Dr. Michelle Kaiser has received the 2016 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching. Read more


Ken Lee Receives the 2016 Phi Tau Sigma Special Recognition Award

Dr. Ken Lee has been given the 2016 Phi Tau Sigma Special Recognition award. Read more


FIC Member Herbert Ockerman Receives Third Honorary Degree

Professor Herbert W Ockerman of Animal and Food Science has received notice that he will be awarded his third university honorary degree by the University of Kentucky. Read more


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