UGA Extension Food Science and Technology 

We strive to provide services related to food product commercialization like process approvals and food safety workshops. Learn more about our services and upcoming events below.

Contact Food Science and Technology Extension


Athens Campus

University of Georgia
Food Science Building, Room 240
100 Cedar Street
Athens, GA 30602-2610

Phone: (706) 542-2574
Fax: (706) 542-9066
Secure Fax: (706) 583-0992

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Join us on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at the Classic Center in Athens, Ga., for the 2024 Flavor of Georgia Contest. Contestant registration for the 2024 Flavor of Georgia has opened. Hopeful contestants may now register their products to compete in 2024.
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“More poop, more problems” Birds can carry diseases and pathogens that have the potential to make people sick. Keeping birds away from fields and packinghouses can be tough, but our team at Extension Food Science and Technology may have a few solutions for your operation! In this video Dr. Laurel Dunn (University of Georgia), Billy […]
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Have you ever eaten callaloo, naseberry, or ackee? If you’ve been to Jamaica, you may have stumbled upon these commodities, but until last week they were foreign to me. Almost every time I travel somewhere new, I realize there’s a world of food I’m missing out on, and Jamaica was no different.             In September, […]
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Rock House Creamery has issued a voluntary recall of their whole milk and buttermilk products. Products have been removed from stores. Consumers are urged to dispose of any of the following products: Rock House Creamery voluntarily recalled these products following a routine inspection. The inspection found that pasteurization records were incomplete for select lots in […]
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Join the Georgia Department of Agriculture and Extension Food Science and Technology for a virtual Produce Safety Alliance training on November 1st, 2023. The training will cover the standardized curriculum designed by the Produce Safety Alliance, which meets the regulatory requirements of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act). The course will provide […]
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Dr. Hualu Zhou (left) from the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of Georgia has recently published an insightful review paper titled “Post pH-driven encapsulation of polyphenols in next-generation foods: principles, formation and applications” in the esteemed journal, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. The first author of this paper, Aron […]

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