Food science and technology

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Wine Bottling at Bronco Wine Company

Wine Bottling at Bronco Wine Company

by Chris Nicolini — last modified Sep 22, 2015 01:11 PM

Bottling wine at the Bronco Wine Company winery in Ceres, California.

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Tule Sensors Measure Up

Tule Sensors Measure Up

by John Stumbos — last modified Aug 11, 2015 04:19 PM

Alumnus improves irrigation management with novel technology.

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UC Davis Helps Winemakers Sustainably Produce Premium Wine

UC Davis Helps Winemakers Sustainably Produce Premium Wine

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 10, 2015 12:00 PM

The work is the latest in more than a century of trail-blazing viticulture and enology science at UC Davis

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A Handy Device

A Handy Device

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 04, 2015 04:50 PM

Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.

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Keeping It Fresh

Keeping It Fresh

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 22, 2015 03:04 PM

Postharvest training and education at UC Davis.

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Working Together To Manage Drought

Working Together To Manage Drought

by Diane Nelson — last modified Jul 16, 2015 04:08 PM

CA&ES researchers are developing and improving technology to help manage California's scarce water resources.

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Seeking Solutions

Seeking Solutions

by Robin DeRieux — last modified Jul 13, 2015 01:57 PM

New technologies keep CA&ES science on the cutting edge.

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UC Davis Food Engineer Named World Ag Prize Laureate

UC Davis Food Engineer Named World Ag Prize Laureate

by Pat Bailey — last modified Jun 30, 2015 10:45 AM

Prize designed to encourage the global development of higher education institutions that focus on research and innovation in agricultural and life sciences.

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Student Team Wins Food Hackathon

Student Team Wins Food Hackathon

by Brad Hooker — last modified Apr 24, 2015 03:36 PM

Nutrition app idea from food science major helps UC Davis team earn grand prize.

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UC Davis, Strawberry Comm. End Berry Battle

UC Davis, Strawberry Comm. End Berry Battle

by Pat Bailey — last modified Feb 09, 2015 03:57 PM

Settlement terms will further partnership opportunities for the UC Davis Strawberry Breeding Program & the California Strawberry Commission.

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 Fighting Powdery Grape Mildew

Fighting Powdery Grape Mildew

by Diane Nelson — last modified Feb 03, 2015 11:48 AM

A new discovery by UC Davis researchers is helping combat costly grape powdery mildew damage.

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Partnerships And Innovation In Food, Ag, Health

Partnerships And Innovation In Food, Ag, Health

by Andy Fell and Pat Bailey — last modified Jan 09, 2015 12:45 PM

One-day symposium takes on food security, sustainability, and global health challenges.

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Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

by Diane Nelson — last modified Nov 19, 2014 03:38 PM

Activities prepare students for good jobs, bright future.

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Getting Our Hands Dirty

Getting Our Hands Dirty

by By Robin DeRieux and John Stumbos — last modified Dec 11, 2014 11:31 AM

Through internships, jobs, and research activities, many of our students receive a hands-on learning experience at UC Davis.

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When Good Oil Goes Bad

When Good Oil Goes Bad

by Diane Nelson — last modified Nov 03, 2014 01:22 PM

Team of UC Davis students that built rancid oil sensor shine during international competition.

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University College Dublin, UC Davis To Continue Cooperation

University College Dublin, UC Davis To Continue Cooperation

by Andy Fell — last modified Sep 26, 2014 02:42 PM

Agreement strengthens existing research, innovation and cultural links between the two institutions.

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Study: No Health Problems For GE-Fed Livestock

Study: No Health Problems For GE-Fed Livestock

by Pat Bailey — last modified Sep 25, 2014 01:52 PM

Health of animals consuming genetically engineered feed comparable to non-GE fed livestock.

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'One California' Highlights Agricultural Partnerships

'One California' Highlights Agricultural Partnerships

by UC Davis Dateline Staff — last modified Sep 25, 2014 04:25 PM

New advertising campaign shows partnerships and agricultural achievements.

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Ladderless peach and nectarine orchards explored

Ladderless peach and nectarine orchards explored

by Diane Nelson — last modified Aug 08, 2014 03:09 PM

Can shorter peach and nectarine trees reduce labor costs?

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Global food safety agreement signed by China and UC Davis

Global food safety agreement signed by China and UC Davis

by University of California, Davis — last modified Jul 23, 2014 12:11 PM

Agreement extends over the next five years, calls for collaborative research projects.

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Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

Global Food Initiative: UC President Napolitano

by Ann Filmer — last modified Jul 14, 2014 08:15 AM

Dean Helene Dillard speaks to UC Davis’ strengths in food and agriculture.

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Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

Risky food safety practices in home kitchens

by Karen Nikos-Rose — last modified Jul 09, 2014 11:52 AM

Americans often undercook chicken, rarely wash hands; need for food safety education.

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Charles Hess to receive 2014 UC Davis Medal

Charles Hess to receive 2014 UC Davis Medal

by Pat Bailey — last modified May 30, 2014 08:44 AM

Plant sciences professor: highest campus medal for service and dedication.

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Scientist and journalist debate GMOs

Scientist and journalist debate GMOs

by John Stumbos — last modified May 09, 2014 03:41 PM

Pam Ronald and Michael Pollan share opposing views on genetically modified organisms.

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Great olive oil no longer only from Mediterranean

Great olive oil no longer only from Mediterranean

by John Stumbos — last modified May 08, 2014 04:44 PM

Olive Center director Dan Flynn helps dispel misconceptions at international competition.

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Building a better cup of coffee through genetics

Building a better cup of coffee through genetics

by John Stumbos — last modified May 05, 2014 04:18 PM

Geneticist Juan Medrano to examine genetics impacting coffee flavor and mouthfeel.

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How the winery of the future is taking shape

How the winery of the future is taking shape

by John Stumbos — last modified Apr 25, 2014 02:55 PM

Executives learn about technological advances to address key winemaking issues.

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New Coffee Center launched at UC Davis

New Coffee Center launched at UC Davis

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 27, 2014 02:01 PM

Research conference initiates inquiry on topics ranging from genetics to sensory perception.

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Solving infant malnutrition in developing countries

Solving infant malnutrition in developing countries

by Diane Nelson — last modified Mar 18, 2014 09:21 AM

Researchers examine molecules in cow's milk to protect children from intestinal diseases.

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Bill would ease alcohol tasting for some students

Bill would ease alcohol tasting for some students

by John Stumbos — last modified Mar 11, 2014 01:26 PM

Allowing underage students to taste (not drink) wine or beer as part of coursework.

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21-day challenge: Meal and exercise program

21-day challenge: Meal and exercise program

by afilmer — last modified Mar 11, 2014 11:49 AM

Dr. Liz Applegate works with Nugget Markets to create a food and fitness program.

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UC Davis No. 1 globally: Agriculture and forestry

UC Davis No. 1 globally: Agriculture and forestry

by Pat Bailey and Ann Filmer — last modified Mar 03, 2014 09:21 AM

UC Davis again ranks No. 1 in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry.

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Wine may have more alcohol than on label

Wine may have more alcohol than on label

by afilmer — last modified Feb 24, 2014 10:10 AM

Prof. Julian Alston estimates 10 percent more alcohol in wine than 20 years ago

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Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

Disease is threatening U.S. citrus crop

by Ann Filmer — last modified Feb 21, 2014 04:51 PM

Asian citrus psyllid being studied at UC Davis Research Containment Facility.

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How to approach a food race

How to approach a food race

by afilmer — last modified Feb 14, 2014 11:49 AM

Liz Applegate tells what happens when you eat and run – it’s not a good mix.

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Gloves on food workers don’t assure sanitation

Gloves on food workers don’t assure sanitation

by afilmer — last modified Feb 24, 2014 10:22 AM

Food safety expert Christine Bruhn says gloves don’t substitute for hand-washing.

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Dark chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

Dark chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

by afilmer — last modified Feb 11, 2014 09:52 AM

UC Davis research finds dark chocolate may lower risk of heart disease.

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Women feeding the world photo gallery on campus

Women feeding the world photo gallery on campus

by Brenda Dawson — last modified Feb 11, 2014 10:21 AM

Photos depicting women around the world in various roles related to food.

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New dean Helene Dillard begins Jan. 27 at UC Davis

New dean Helene Dillard begins Jan. 27 at UC Davis

by John Stumbos and Ann Filmer — last modified Jan 27, 2014 09:25 AM

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences welcomes a new dean.

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Eating right in America (new book)

Eating right in America (new book)

by afilmer — last modified Jan 21, 2014 11:32 AM

New book by Charlotte Biltekoff focuses on the cultural politics of food and health.

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How yeasts change the flavor of beer

How yeasts change the flavor of beer

by afilmer — last modified Jan 07, 2014 08:20 AM

Charlie Bamforth and Kyria Boundy-Mills talk about the importance of yeast in beer brewing.

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UC Davis celebrates African Plant Breeding Academy

UC Davis celebrates African Plant Breeding Academy

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 11, 2013 08:24 AM

Program in Kenya will support 600 million smallholder farmers and their families.

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Sequencing study lifts veil on wine’s microbial terroir

Sequencing study lifts veil on wine’s microbial terroir

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 05, 2013 12:12 PM

Terroir — and microbial terroir — impact grapes and the wines they produce.

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Roger Beachy heads World Food Center at UC Davis

Roger Beachy heads World Food Center at UC Davis

by Pat Bailey — last modified Dec 10, 2013 04:02 PM

Plant biologist Roger Beachy named founding director of the World Food Center at UC Davis.

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Helene Dillard named dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Helene Dillard named dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

by Pat Bailey — last modified Nov 21, 2013 12:06 PM

Plant disease expert Helene Dillard, who is associate dean and head of Cooperative Extension at Cornell University, has been named the new dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UC Davis, and will begin at UC Davis in late January 2014.

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Wheat geneticists to decode massive genome

Wheat geneticists to decode massive genome

by Brad Hooker — last modified Oct 24, 2013 04:09 PM

An international effort is in progress to sequence a wheat ancestor’s genome, to better understand the genetics of bread wheat.

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New study offers hope for halting incurable citrus disease

New study offers hope for halting incurable citrus disease

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 23, 2013 12:38 PM

Treatment for citrus greening disease may result from DNA sequencing technology.

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UC Davis decoding mother’s milk for clues to lasting health

UC Davis decoding mother’s milk for clues to lasting health

by Diane Nelson — last modified Oct 16, 2013 07:47 AM

Researchers are decoding the mysteries of mother’s milk, discovering a wealth of information about how best to feed and protect the human body, lessons that will enhance health not just for infants but for us all.

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Legislative resolution lauds UC Davis for top ranking in agriculture

Legislative resolution lauds UC Davis for top ranking in agriculture

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:52 AM

The California legislature honored UC Davis’ top ranking in agricultural teaching and research with a unanimous resolution.

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Fingerprinting America’s whiskeys may help speed processing, prevent fraud

Fingerprinting America’s whiskeys may help speed processing, prevent fraud

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:53 AM

UC Davis researchers have developed chemical fingerprints for 60 American whiskeys.

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New Confucius Institute at UC Davis to highlight Chinese food and drink

New Confucius Institute at UC Davis to highlight Chinese food and drink

by Pat Bailey — last modified Oct 17, 2013 10:55 AM

UC Davis and China’s Jiangnan University are establishing the world’s first Confucius Institute devoted to Chinese food and beverage at UC Davis.

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A Handy Device

A Handy Device

by Diane Nelson — last modified Apr 25, 2016 02:19 PM

Students invent award-winning sensor to assess olive oil quality.

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Helping Growers Optimize Irrigation

Helping Growers Optimize Irrigation

by Diane Nelson — last modified Sep 11, 2015 10:40 AM

Technology developed at UC Davis is giving growers tools to help irrigate more effectively.

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UC Davis Receives Unique, $1.5 Million Gift from Aggie Couple

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