NCSU food tech spinoff Aseptia raises $ 6M in venture funding | The CALS spinoff based on technology developed by Dr. Josip Simunovic & Dr. Ken Swartzel, keeps foods such as milk, soups, juices and sauces fresh without refrigeration.
Researchers refine science of brewing: Food scientist, Dr. John Sheppard launched CALS' brewery, which created 3 of 4 top quaffs in 2012 NC Brewer's Cup. Read more | http://www.technicianonline.com/features/campus_and_capitol/article_0cc9563c-c35e-11e2-8a0c-0019bb30f31a.html | AND we're also working on hops! | http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/specialty_crops/ and We're working on hops! Read more | http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/specialty_crops/
Tractor gives students access to latest technology: The gift of a no-cost lease of a Massey Ferguson tractor with state-of-the-art GPS technology to CALS' Lake Wheeler Field Lab will allow Dr. Gary Roberson to teach students with the newest tools for precision agriculture. | Read more | http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/agcomm/news-center/media-releases/tractor-gives-students-access-to-latest-technology/
Arborvax's dengue vaccine is now ready for clinical trials The core technology was developed by Dr. Rachel Hernandez & Dr. Dennis Brown of CALS' Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry. They focus their research on how a virus enters a cell to produce infection. Read more: http://wraltechwire.com/arbovax-s-dengue-vaccine-is-now-ready-for-clinical-trials/12242329/
Dr. Mary-Dell Chilton is one of three winners of the World Food Prize. Dr. Chilton established the company now known as Syngenta and, along with her late husband, Prof. Scott Chilton, endowed the CALS Department of Plant Biology with an undergraduate research fellowship that is awarded is one of three winners of the World Food Prize.annually, Congratulations!
Researchers develop a faster method to identify Salmonella strains | CALS Food scientist, Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, helped develop method to speed response to foodborne illnesses \ Read more | http://news.psu.edu/story/278171/2013/05/30/research/researchers-develop-faster-method-identify-salmonella-strains
NC researchers seek organic alternative to chlorine: Dr. Penelope Perkins-Veazie's team at the Plants for Human Health Institute is investigating plant-based compounds as produce washes, for food safety & longer shelf life, with acceptability for organic food labeling. Read more | http://www.thegrower.com/news/North-Carolina-researchers-seek-organic-alternative-to-chlorine-208824781.html
Food, Fuel, and Plant Nutrient Use in the Future: Soil Scientist, Dr. John Havlin, Member of Task Force for New CAST Report. | News story here | http://www.ipni.net/article/IPNI-3313 | Download free report here | http://www.cast-science.org/publications/?food_fuel_and_plant_nutrient_use_in_the_future=product=271532
FDA Enlists NC State to Chart Salmonella Transmission Routes | The Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) will begin working with the Prestage Department of Poultry Science & the Piedmont Research Station Poultry Unit in Fall to study transmission routes for Salmonella in the shell egg industry, to improve the food safety controls which prevent foodborne illness. Read more | http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2013/06/fda-enlists-nc-state-to-chart-transmission-routes-for-salmonella/