The Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a lecturer positions to teach FST104L – Food Microbiology Laboratory during the Spring 2018 Quarter. See http://foodscience.ucdavis.edu/ for course descriptions.
Of 36 private labeled avocado oils, 31% were pure and 36% of advertised quality
Extremely low-priced avocado oils were more likely to be adulterated
Professional buyers can use common markers to choose authentic products for consumers
Avocado oil has become a popular choice for many people in recent years because of its heart-healthy benefits and versatility in cooking. However, not all avocado oil products on store shelves are created equal. Some products are labeled as “pure” avocado oil when they contain other oils or additives.
Linda J. Harris was awarded the William C. Frazier Memorial Lectureship in Food Microbiology by the Food Research Institute in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Madison. The award was presented at the FRI's 2023 Spring Meeting on May 16, 2023 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Congratulations to the 2023 Iron Brew winners! Each year, the students in the practical malting and brewing course at UC Davis formulate a recipe and compete for the Iron Brew title. The winning team includes Food Science and Technology students Sarah Jane Suriano, Asuka Okamoto, Yoon Jung Choi and Zachary Alan Carling. Their English porter was scaled up with the help of Sudwerk Brewing Company and will be released at the Gunrock Pub on campus June 8, and at Sudwerk on June 9.
A UC Davis team composed of master’s degree students Mia Gaiero and Truc Pham, together with their mentors, Drs. Juliana de Moura Bell and Daniela Barile, participated in the in the U.S. Department of Energy AlgaePrize, which was hosted at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, CO on April 14–16, 2023.