Food Innovation Center

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News Archive

Spees and Habash Featured in Columbus Dispatch Article

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Congratulations to 2012 Seed Grant Awardees

The Food Innovation Center is pleased to announce and congratulate the cross-college teams selected for Seed Grant Awards for 2012–2013. Read more


Secretary of Agriculture: Ohio State's Ag Research Plays 'Essential Role' in Health Issues

The story of American agriculture is much broader than the crops grown in farm fields, said Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Read more


FIC Member Named Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists

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Center Member Martha Belury Researches the Use of Omega-3 to Lower Inflammation

Food Innovation Center member Martha Belury, along with Janice Kiecolt-Glaser and Ronald Glaser, find that using omega-3 fatty acid supplements lowers inflammation for healthy, yet overweight adults, who are middle-aged or older. Read more


FIC extends Student Travel Award Program for 2012-2013 academic year

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Members Roe, Rosol, and Sen Honored with Recent Award Wins

Congratulations to our three FIC members on their recent awards! Read more


FIC announces social science data RFA

FIC announces a new small grant competition to support social scientists in identifying, obtaining, or developing primary or second data about food. Read more


"Improving Lives One Bite at a Time" - FIC Featured in this month's Our Ohio Magazine

Imagine going to your doctor, receiving a diagnosis and with it a prescription to eat certain foods that will combat your disease. Thanks to the research orchestrated at the Food Innovation Center at the Ohio State University, that scenario isn’t so far-fetched. Read more


Ohio State to Co-host International E. coli Symposium

Internationally recognized expert on farm level E. coli and FIC member, Jeff LeJeune, is among Ohio State University food safety researches selected to co-host the premier international scientific symposium to address the global health concerns of E. coli infections. Read more