A study by recent graduate Mary Kosuth (’17) found that 81 percent of tap water samples — and all tested brands of salt and beer — contained microplastic particles.
The NIH awarded Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer a coveted Outstanding Investigator Award to study eating and weight-related problems in adolescents and young adults from low-income and ethnic/racial minority groups in the United States.
A new article by PhD student Melanie Firestone discusses using root cause analysis during foodborne illness outbreaks and how to communicate their findings to a broad food safety audience.
A recent study by post-doctoral fellow Mary Christoph reveals many people infrequently check the Nutrition Facts panels found on food packaging.
Lecturer Marta Shore helped perform research that shows how sulfate from wastewater harms Minnesota’s wild rice habitats.
A new study by research associate Nicole Larson shows that “grab-and-go” food carts at schools can help rural teenagers eat more breakfast.
A Project EAT study found that young adults who didn’t eat regular family meals as adolescents can still benefit from the practice by incorporating it as parents.
Research by Professor Lisa Harnack shows that 71 percent of the sodium we eat comes from commercially prepared foods, such as restaurant meals and packaged foods.