Early Detection of Microbes Improves Dairy Food Products Safety and Quality, Boosts Consumer Confidence

By Marissa Stein What’s in our Milk? It’s not often you meet someone who loves bacteria. In fact, for most of us it’s the opposite—we constantly wash our hands, cover our coughs, wash our foods. But for Dr. Maria Marco … Continue reading

Xue Awarded Feeding Tomorrow Graduate Scholarship

Zhengyao “Zeya” Xue, a graduate student in Professor Maria Marco’s lab in the Food Science and Technology Department at UC Davis, was informed by the Trustees of Feeding Tomorrow, the Foundation of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), that she … Continue reading

Heeney Earns Student Award at ISAPP Annual Meeting in Finland

This year’s International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) annual meeting is being held June 7–9, in Turku, Finland. The ISAPP is an association of academic and industrial scientists involved in research on fundamental and applied aspects of probiotics and … Continue reading

California Investment in New Technologies and Training for Better Dairy Herd Management

One might easily say that California’s “bread and butter” is the dairy industry. Dairying is California’s number one agricultural commodity and California’s dairy farms produce 20 percent of the nation’s milk supply. Pretty impressive, since 99 percent of California’s dairy … Continue reading