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Online Master of Food Technology

The fully online, non-thesis Master of Food Technology degree provides working professionals the opportunity to learn from food industry experts and top food science and technology researchers. Learn more at the program website:

Master of
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Advances in using blue light technology to fight foodborne illness
Consider your favorite breakfast cereal, granola bar or other similar food, then imagine the production facility where it is made. If you picture large machines, conveyor belts and lots of moving parts, you get the gist of the environment. Keeping all these moving parts clean is of utmost concern to manufacturers, who spend considerable time and investment on food safety, making sure their production lines are free from harmful pathogens that may make consumers sick.
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opens Athens’ first distillery CAES News
UGA food science alumnus opens Athens’ first distillery
Brewery and beer aficionados have a robust selection of venues to choose from when visiting Athens, Georgia. Anyone over 21 can choose any craft beer brewery in town or try out all six on the Athens Beer Trail. But what about those who want the atmosphere and experience of a brewery without the beer?

Upcoming Food Science Events

UGA Center for Food Safety Webinar Series       Applications in Third Generation Sequencing at Conagra Guest speaker: Catherine Stewart, Ph.D. Date: Wednesday, Dec. 6 Time: 11 a.m. ET Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/95914114805  Hosted by Dr. Henk den Bakker, Assistant Professor About Catherine Stewart: Dr. Stewart obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Louisiana – Lafayette, her Master’s degree in Plant Pathology from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and her Ph. D. in Genetics from Kansas State University. She started working as a Scientist at Conagra after graduation, with a focus on next generation sequencing and new technologies in food safety testing.      
Dec 06
11:00AM - 12:00PM Applications in Third Generation Sequencing at Conagra https://zoom.us/j/95914114805
Fruit and vegetable growers are continually assessing their operations to determine where they can limit risk and increase productivity. As a result, many have expressed interest in learning more about how on-farm preharvest water treatment systems work and how they may fit within their current setup. Join this virtual training to learn about different approaches to treating water on-farm; how to implement these systems to meet requirements of the Produce Safety Rule; and how to verify that the system is operating as intended. Training dates: January 31st (1-5 pm) and February 1st (1-5 pm). Zoom information will be sent to attendees closer to the training dates. Registration closes on January 24th, 2024 at 4 pm.
Jan 31
01/31 1:00PM - 02/01 5:00PM Bridging the GAPs: Approaches for Treating Preharvest Agricultural Water On-Farm (online course)