The Journal of Food Science selected an image from a Rutgers paper on “High Pressure Processing of Clams” for the cover of the February 2013 issue. The paper was authored by Gabriel Mootian; Mukund Karwe and Donald Schaffner, professors of Food Science, and Gef Flimlin, marine agent at Rutgers Cooperative Extension. Read the full journal […]
Archives for February 2013
Do you think disappearing Arctic ice has little to do with your day-to-day life? Think again. As sea ice cover in the Arctic declines, extreme weather events around the world are increasing and affecting everything from the price of food to building st…
Last week, a day after highlights of two major studies on global warming were made public, Delaware County’s environmental champion, Rep. Greg Vitali, D-166 of Haverford, released some startling news of his own…However, the spring snow cover in the n…
When the call went out in the December 2012 Discovery Initiative newsletter for stories from alumni, Robert Gravani answered. A Professor of Food Science and Director of the National Good Agricultural Practices program at Cornell University, Bob received his bachelor of science degree in Food Science in 1967 from Rutgers’ College of Agriculture and Environmental […]
Josh Miller, professor of nutritional sciences, contributes commentary on a study concluding that excess intake of folic acid does not increase cancer risk, suggesting that more research is needed to effectively determine long term effects. Read more about Miller’s commentary.
SEBS Biotechnology senior Devinn Lambert, along with fellow Rutgers senior Kelvin Mei, a SAS student majoring in physics, are among 39 students nationwide and one of two Rutgers students this year to earn prestigious scholarships funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge in the United […]
A Howell resident with a long list of accomplishments is adding one more to her list of achievements. After being named one of 90 people from around the world to earn a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, Devinn Lambert will work toward a Master of Philosophy…
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey held its 23rd annual Food and Agriculture Winter Conference at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ, this January. Classes on a wide range of topics were presented to over 400 attendees, making it the largest NOFA-NJ Winter Conference, to date. The two-day conference featured 50 speakers, 10 […]
New Jersey residents can learn about the hidden dangers of flooded buildings and how to protect themselves in this course offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education. Months after Hurricane Sandy pounded New Jersey, many people are still dealing with the clean-up and rebuilding of their flooded homes and businesses. The health hazards […]
[VIDEO] Dr. Donald Schaffner, food microbiologist at Rutgers University, talks about bacteria that can be found inside coffee mugs and the best way to prevent contamination.