• MSU Research Reveals Aflatoxin in Sunflower Seeds

    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:

  • Mulchandani named outstanding alum by CANR

    Posted on February 25, 2017 11:45am

    Rohini Mulchandani, PhD, will receive an Outstanding Alumni Award.


  • Giving TUEsday campaign to raise funds for CANR Student Club Grants

    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. 


  • IFLR in the news

    Vincent Hegarty

    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.


  • Omega-3 fatty acid stops known trigger of lupus

    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.


  • MSU scientist looking at fatty acids to stop stunting, poor cognitive development

    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.


  • BHEARD Scholars Update

    Mary Adjepong

    Posted on October 31, 2016 9:40am

    BHEARD Scholars Update

  • FSHN Graduate student success

    Ustunol & Arce

    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. 


  • FSHN Student News

    From left to right, Rebecca Mickow, Erin Hand, Kyler Ransom, Josh VanderWeide, Elizabeth Brock, Jared Whittredge, Javier

    Posted on October 31, 2016 9:10am

    FSHN Student News 

  • FSHN Staff News

    Heather Hazzard-Church

    Posted on October 31, 2016 9:08am

    FSHN Staff News

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