Posted on May 25, 2017 10:53am
In a study conducted in Tanzania, researchers from the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, found evidence of a toxin produced by molds in sunflower seeds. The occurrance of aflatoxin, from Aspergillus molds, is a world-wide health concern, particularly in low-income countries. The full story is presented in an April 2017 issue of MSU Today: http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2017/sunflower-seeds-traced-as-source-of-toxic-mold-potent-liver-carcinogen/.
Posted on February 25, 2017 11:45am
Rohini Mulchandani, PhD, will receive an Outstanding Alumni Award.
Posted on November 29, 2016 8:02am
Did participation in a student club enhance your MSU experience? This year’s #GivingTUEsday campaign in the college is to raise $5,000 to support Student Club Grants through the CANR Alumni Association.
This fund provides support for scholarships, student club activities and alumni programming in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR). The fund also underwrites the CANR Alumni Association’s Student Club Grant Program.
Posted on October 31, 2016 1:49pm
The Institute for Food Laws and Regulations co-hosted in July a three-day Food Law Current Issues seminar with the MSU College of Law to examine in greater detail the Food Safety Modernization Act as well as risks and legal liabilities in globalized food chains, current issues in health claims and nutrition labeling, and food fraud and food counterfeiting.
Posted on October 31, 2016 1:35pm
Jim Pestka and Melissa Bates, Ph.D. student, have found that consuming an omega-3 fatty acid called DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid, can stop a known trigger of lupus and potentially other autoimmune disorders.
Posted on October 31, 2016 1:23pm
Jenifer Fenton, an expert on human nutrition at MSU, knows the harsh consequences of malnutrition. Some of her ongoing work is in Africa, a continent where 40 percent of children are stunted in growth and nearly 20 percent are underweight, and more than half of the deaths are from nutrition-related illnesses. The effects of poor access to food, especially nutrient-rich foods, are devastatingly apparent throughout this expansive continent.
Posted on October 31, 2016 9:40am
BHEARD Scholars Update
Posted on October 31, 2016 9:21am
A record number of graduate students completed their degree requirements and graduated this summer. Among them was Abraham Arce.
Posted on October 31, 2016 9:10am
FSHN Student News
Posted on October 31, 2016 9:08am
FSHN Staff News