Eating Right in America (Duke University Press, 2013) explores the dietary reform movements that in the past century have shaped Americas ideas about good nutrition and public health. Along the way, author Charlotte Biltekoff covers topics ranging from the alternative food movement to the contemporary fight against obesity. This excerpt from the first chapter details the authors early experiences in California with ideas of ethical eating.
IFT Spokesperson and food safety expert, Christine Bruhn, PhD, CFS,Former Director of the Center for Consumer Research, University of California-Davis and her team videotaped 120 consumers as they prepared a chicken and a salad in their home.
Idaho farmer Robert Blair isn't waiting around for federal aviation officials to work out rules for drones. He and a friend built their own, outfitting it with cameras and using it to monitor his 1,500 acres.
The UC Davis Temporary Migration Cluster will be hosting the "Frontiers of Immigration International Conference" on January 22 23, 2015 at the UC Davis ARC Ballroom. The Temporary Migration Cluster is a research network that brings together researchers across campus.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
1:10 PM, 2045 Bainer Hall
Topic: "Can we have in-state biofuel production from crops and residues in California?"
Speaker: Stephen Kaffka
Department of Plant Sciences and California Biomass Collaborative
After spending more than a decade decoding breast milks important health-promoting constituents, a team of researchers in the Foods for Health Institute at the University of California, Davis, is now doing the same for cows milk, with potential benefits both for human health and the U.S. dairy industry.
The UC Global Health Institute (UCGHI) invites submissions of abstracts for posters and proposals for breakout sessions for UC Global Health Day. This annual conference is a showcase of the research, training and outreach in global health being undertaken across the University of California.