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MSU Plant Researchers Explain the Basics of Genetically Modified Organisms

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Plow on farm of wheat

An online search for “GMO” returns more than 88 million results — a tangled mess of frightening images, dense data, skepticism, insulting comments and conflicting claims and counterclaims….

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MSU’s Jayaraman Gets Funding for Food Packaging Film Idea

Monday, March 6, 2017
Krishnamurthy Jayaraman

Krishnamurthy Jayaraman, professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, has just received a Tier II Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Program (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio at Michigan State…

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New Packaging Prolongs Veggie Freshness

Monday, May 16, 2016
onions

New advances in packaging at Michigan State University can help produce stay fresh longer. Eva Almenar, associate professor in MSU’s School of Packaging, focused on onions, one of the…

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MSU Joins Global Food Security Initiative

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
African farms

Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon will help lead a national higher education initiative to prepare to feed a hungrier planet. The Association of Public and…

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Re-Evaluating How Vegetables Are Stored

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Elliot Ryser

MSU AgBioResearch food scientists Elliot Ryser, Eva Almenar, Janice Harte and Randy Beaudry, together with colleagues from Rutgers University and Ohio State University, are studying the impact and…

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MSU Leads the World’s Efforts to Prevent Food Fraud

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Donkey

Michigan State University has not only defined the term “food fraud,” but the university also is helping the United States and other countries establish the strategies to fight…

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