Food Science and Safety
March 15, 2013 | General News
Atlanta chocolatier wins first place at the 2013 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest
Atlanta architect Amy Stankus has spent years creating beautiful buildings, but lately she's turned her sights to some smaller-albeit more delicious-creations.
February 25, 2013 | General News
2013 Flavor of Georgia contest judges select 25 finalists
The best sauces, jams, meats, snacks and sweets in Georgia will duke it out March 11-12 at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot in Atlanta as part of the University of Georgia's Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest. Judges have selected 25 products to compete in the contest's final round.
January 23, 2013 | Events on Campus
University of London philosopher to speak on sensory perception in Global Georgia series
Barry C. Smith, the founder and co-director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses at the University of London, is one of the world's foremost investigators into questions about the complex interactions that compose sensory responses—and the real-world implications of increasing understanding of how the senses work. On Feb. 5 at 4 p.m., Smith will lecture on "Coming to Our Senses, Anew" in the University of Georgia Chapel.
December 3, 2012 | Research News
Grant funds UGA research on salmonella in ready-to-eat and dry foods
University of Georgia food scientist Joseph Frank has been awarded a $499,998 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to determine the risks associated with salmonella in dry and ready-to-eat foods.
November 14, 2012 | Research News
UGA study finds essential-oil blend reduces salmonella contamination
Oil and water may not mix, but a University of Georgia study found feeding chickens a blend of plant-based oils in their drinking water can help prevent salmonella contamination before the meat reaches the dinner table—or even the grocery store.
November 13, 2012 | Events on Campus
Georgia international trade director to headline 2013 Ag Forecast series
November 1, 2012 | Events on Campus
Cattle health and production consultant to give UGA’s 2012 Food Animal Lecture
G. Kee Jim, an expert in feedlot health management, will deliver the University of Georgia Food Animal Lecture Nov. 14 at 11:30 a.m. in room H237 of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
August 15, 2012 | General News
New UGA facility in Griffin will help launch food products
Georgia's 2013 budget includes $3.5 million to construct a long-awaited facility where University of Georgia food scientists in Griffin, Ga., will help businesses launch new food products and processes.
July 19, 2012 | Research News
UGA researchers develop rapid diagnostic test for pathogens, contaminants
July 10, 2012 | Events on Campus
Twilight tour of the UGA’s organic farm slated for July 19
Farmers, gardeners and anyone interested in knowing more about the origin of their food sources are invited to attend the inaugural Organic Twilight Tour of the University of Georgia organic research and demonstration farm July 19 from 6-8 p.m. in Watkinsville.
April 27, 2012 | General News
Mad cow scare shows how well nation’s food-safety system works
While the California dairy cow that tested positive for bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow disease, made national headlines this week, University of Georgia livestock and food-safety experts say the real story is how well the nation's food-safety system worked.
March 16, 2012 | General News
Atlanta ice cream company wins Flavor of Georgia food contest
High Road Craft Ice Cream of Atlanta was selected as the grand champion of the 2012 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest hosted annually by the University of Georgia.
January 13, 2012 | Research News
UGA works to increase pecan awareness, profitability
The pecan, a Georgia crop staple, packs a much higher antioxidant punch than its nut-cousin the almond. But what the little-known nut is high in is overshadowed by what it's low in—research, marketing and consumer data.
May 26, 2011 | Research News
UGA Research Foundation receives $1.6 million to develop disease-resistant livestock
The University of Georgia Research Foundation has received almost $1.6 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a team of researchers from the University of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in their efforts to develop a new technology to breed chickens resistant to Newcastle Virus.
December 13, 2010 | General News
Freshwater sustainability challenges shared by Southwest and Southeast, researchers find
Water scarcity in the western U.S. has long been an issue of concern. Now, a team of researchers studying freshwater sustainability in the U.S. have found that the Southeast, with the exception of Florida, does not have enough water capacity to meet its own needs.