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The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences aims for excellence with comprehensive, integrated, and 21st century education, scholarship, and outreach. Food science professionals train students in the quality, processing, and safety of foods for the multibillion dollar food industry. Nutrition professionals provide training in nutrition science, community nutrition, and clinical nutrition with a focus on improving health and well-being of all citizens and populations.

Scholarly and educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate level integrate the basic and applied sciences with outreach.

Our Mission

The School of Nutrition and Food Sciences fulfills the land grant mission through excellence in teaching, research, and outreach, improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities in Louisiana and globally.

Upcoming Events

20-23 July 2015
2015 Better Process Control School (BPCS)

The four-day school is sponsored by the LSU AgCenter and the LSU School of Nutrition and Food Sciences in cooperation with GMA SEF and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The BPCS is scheduled on 20-23 July 2015 in J. Norman Efferson Hall, on the LSU Campus.

See the Better Process Control School page for more information


21 April 2015

Matthew Landry Receives 2015 LSU Student Employee of the Year Award. Matt will graduate in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition and food sciences. This is quite an honor. Congratulations to Matt!

3 April 2015

Damir Torrico, a Ph.D. student working with Dr. Witoon Prinyawiwatkul, has been selected as the recipient of the LSU Alumni Association International Student Scholarship for 2015. This is a newly established scholarship and Damir is the first recipient!

This scholarship was established to recognize the achievements of outstanding international students in the areas of academics, engagement, leadership, and diversity. Good job Damir, you are very deserving!

1 April 2015

LSU AgCenter Food Incubator in the spotlight in 225 Magazine. Approaching second anniversary, facility sees plenty of successes.

30 March 2015

The Packer's special issue on Food safety/Traceability highlights produce food safety efforts of Dr. Achyut Adhikari. The Packer is the produce industry’s online marketplace and is the fresh fruit and vegetable industry's leading source for news, information and analysis. The article is available HERE.

20 March 2015

IFT has a chat with Naim Montazeri, PhD candidate in Food Science, specializing in Aquatic Foods. Naim's major professor is Dr. Marlene Janes. He will defend his dissertation shortly, and graduate in May. The interview is posted HERE.

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