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  • Science Behind Nutrition

    Science Behind Nutrition
    With job prospects in food science expected to grow 10% over the next six years according to the U.S. Department of Labor, Chapman University is helping to meet this demand by offering a master of science in food science. At Chapman’s Schmid...
  • The Future of Food Sustainability

    The Future of Food Sustainability
    One increasingly important aspect of food science is sustainability — the ability to reduce spoilage and to conserve and protect resources throughout the entire food production process.  As the population continues to grow — and the United...
  • Trending Topics in Food Science

    Trending Topics in Food Science
    As director of the food science program at Chapman University’s Schmid College of Science and Technology — and with nearly two decades on the faculty at the university — Anuradha Prakash is a leading authority on food science. She...
  • Global food supply grows increasingly homogeneous, study says

    Global food supply grows increasingly homogeneous, study says
    In the last 50 years, what’s on dinner plates has grown more similar the world over – with major consequences for human nutrition and global food security, researchers said Monday. “Diversity enhances the health and function of complex...
  • New nutrition labels: Because we're eating the entire bag of chips

    New nutrition labels: Because we're eating the entire bag of chips
    First Lady Michelle Obama and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg announced Thursday that they are working to make nutrition labels more helpful to consumers who want to make healthier eating choices.  Ever notice how an...
  • Embracing new labels, first lady jumps into food fight

    Embracing new labels, first lady jumps into food fight
    WASHINGTON — The way nutritional information is displayed on food is “simply not acceptable,” First Lady Michelle Obama declared on Thursday as she endorsed an administration effort that would force the food industry to more clearly...
  • Man says he's lived on pizza only for 25 years — and he's still going

    Man says he's lived on pizza only for 25 years — and he's still going
    Think you love pizza? Well, you probably don't love it as much as this guy.  Dan Janssen, a 38-year-old woodworker in Maryland, claims to have eaten nothing but pizza for the last 25 years. Yes, that's pizza for breakfast, pizza for lunch and pizza...
  • U.S. to revamp nutrition labels

    U.S. to revamp nutrition labels
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday will propose the first major revamp of nutrition labels in more than two decades, an update that would emphasize calorie information, include the amount of added sugars and revise serving sizes to...
  • Letters: Soylent Green may be the future

    Re "Farmers caught up in food safety net," Feb. 24 In the future we all might be eating Soylent Green. Remember that movie about the overstressed, overcrowded planet with scarce food supplies and strange regulations not based on common sense but on...
  • What's the right way to tax sugary drinks?

    What's the right way to tax sugary drinks?
    If you believe obesity is a serious health risk in the United States and sugary drinks are a major contributor to the problem -- and that's surely the prevailing nutritionists' view -- then a sugared beverage tax has to be on your radar screen. Now...
  • Planned food safety rules rile organic farmers

    Planned food safety rules rile organic farmers
    HUSTONTOWN, Pa. — Jim Crawford was rushing to load crates of freshly picked organic tomatoes onto trucks heading for an urban farmers market when he noticed the federal agent. A tense conversation followed as the visitor to his farm — an...