Food Innovation Center

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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


FIC Member Jeffrey Cohen Explains Why Millions of Americans Go Hungry

Are people in the U.S. getting enough to eat? Unfortunately, even though the U.S. is bountiful and the world’s biggest individual exporter of food, millions of Americans actually are not. Read more


FIC Member Douglas Kinghorn Named Distinguished Scholar

Food Innovation Center member A. Douglas Kinghorn, PhD, DSc, has been selected as one of this year’s recipients of The Ohio State University Distinguished Scholar Award. Read more


Martha Belury's Oil Research Featured in the Journal of Molecular Nutrition and Food Research

Leaner bodies, less heart disease and diabetes risk found in people with higher levels of linoleic acid. Read more


Dining at Ohio State: USG Task Force Report

The Ohio State Undergraduate Student Government recently released a report on the current status and future direction of dining plans at the university. Read more


FIC Member Barbara Piperata Investigates Nutrition in Rural Brazil

Barbara Piperata studies nutrition in Brazil. Read more


FIC Member Liz Weinandy Discusses the Benefits and Risks of the Pegan Diet (Paleo/Vegan Mix)

FIC member Liz Weinandy, M.P.H., R.D., dietitian with The Ohio State University Medical Center, is featured in a Fox News article discussing the benefits and risks of a "pegan" diet, a mix between Paleo and Vegan diets. Read more


Robert Murray Featured in "Gov. Christie: Don't Dismiss Healthy School Lunches and Recess"

FIC member Robert Murray, MD, a pediatrician and professor of human nutrition, discusses the benefits of recess and a healthy diet to curb childhood obesity Read more