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Mediterranean diet may decrease pain associated with obesity featuring FIC member Charles Emery

Those who eat more fish, plant proteins less likely to suffer, study finds Read more

Foods for Health Discovery Theme and the Food Innovation Center Announce Spring 2017 Seed Grant Program

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Why McDonald's Big Mac Sauce Tastes Like Tomato Sauce featuring FIC member Devin Peterson

FIC member and director of the Flavor Research Education Center Devin Peterson tells us why McDonald's Big Mac sauce tastes like tomato sauce...even though it contains no tomatoes! Read more

Anti-inflammatory diet could reduce risk of bone loss in women

Study also found diet linked to fewer hip fractures in younger white women Read more

Rebecca Singer, new leader at Center for Innovative Food Technology, is rooted in farming

In her new position as CEO and president of the Center for Innovative Food Technology, Rebecca Singer has to deal with the entire spectrum of the food industry, from seed to package. She brings just the right mix of experience the job requires. Read more

New Study by Brian Roe Suggests Worries About Food Waste Appear to Vanish When Diners Know Scraps Go to Compost

​Efforts to educate diners, repurpose leftovers cancel each other out, study finds Read more

FIC Member Linda Saif Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

FIC member Linda Saif, a researcher in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine, was one of 175 academic inventors to receive the honor this year. Read more

FIC Member Herb Ockerman Celebrates 55 Years at Ohio State

A 55-year career at Ohio State can hold many accomplishments, but Professor Herbert W. Ockerman, PhD, is most proud of the global and personal impact he’s had working with students and sharing his expertise to advance animal science. Read more

Dr. Neal Hooker named editor of Journal of Food Products Marketing

The Journal of Food Products Marketing provides timely, practical articles and refereed research studies that contribute to the better practice and understanding of food marketing. Read more

Devin Peterson Discusses the Future of the Flavor Research and Education Center

The Flavor Research and Education Center (FREC) is a partnership between academic researchers and industry leaders focused on the creation, exchange, and application of knowledge to drive innovation in the food flavor market space. Read more

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