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Xiaofei (Philip) Ye
Value-added bioprocess engineering

Doris H. D'Souza
Associate Professor
Foodborne pathogens

Qixin Zhong
Food physical properties

John R. Mount
Associate Professor
Food preservation

Faith Critzer
Assistant Professor
Food Safety Extension Specialist

Mark Thomas Morgan
Professor and Head

Vermont Punongba Dia
Assistant Professor
Food Chemistry and Food Bioactives

Chika C. Okafor
Assistant Professor
Food Safety & Epidemiology

Andrea Sketch (Andi) Lear
Clinical Instructor
Food Animal Field Services

Nathan Miller
Extension Assistant I
Food Safety



Department of Food Science Changes Name to Better Reflect Focus, 4/30/2017

Karen Jones: Food Scientist, Avid Volunteer, Cancer Survivor, 2/7/2017

Food Safety: Best-by, Use-by, Sell-by Dates, 2/4/2015

Tyson Foods CEO & Wife to Give $3.2M to UTIA, 2/5/2014

Food Stamp Eligibility: Origin and Adoption by States, 11/30/2012

Jennifer Richards Scholar of the Week, 7/19/2012

UT Professor Explains How Permaculture Can Help us Help Ourselves, 1/18/2012


1 mention

Tennessee Magic Moments 
Teaming with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Farm Bureau Federation, and producer groups across the state to raise awareness of the importance of agriculture to our state and in our lives.

1 mention

Organic Vegetables 
The earth provides the foods we eat -- including healthy vegetables. UT researchers are studying how best to grow these crops, and part of that work involves organic farming.


Recent Publications

Foodborne Viruses: Improved Methods for Detection and Control.  D'Souza, D. H.  2017.  Invited, Invited Lecture/Seminar. North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. April, 27, 2017.

Calculating proper seeding rate for food plot success.  Harper, C. A., and R. G. Basinger.  2017.  Wildlife Trends.

Exploring Florida residents' food safety knowledge and behaviors: A generational comparison.  Leal, A., T. K. Ruth, J. N. Rumble, and A. H. Simonne.  2017.  Food Control.

A hedonic analysis of big game hunting club dues in Georgia, USA Mingie, J. C., N. C. Poudyal, J. M. Bowker, M. T. Mengak, and J. P. Siry.  2017.  Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 22(2): 110-125.

Survival of hepatitis A virus and Aichi virus in cranberry-based juices at refrigeration (4C). Food Microbiol. 2017 Apr;62:251-255 Sewlikar, S., and D. H. D'Souza.  2017.  Journal, Food Microbiol. 2017 Apr;62:251-255.

Policy Considerations for Limiting Unintended Residual Plastic in Agricultural Soils Brodhagen, M., J. Goldberger, D. G. Hayes, D. A. Inglis, and T. L. Marsh.  2016.  Environmental Science and Policy, in press (2017: 69: 81-84).

County Food Retailers (Haywood, Humphreys, Lake & Lauderdale).  Burklund, K. L.  2016.  Booklet, Distributed at county NOW meetings in August 2016.

A Schedule to Keep Thanksgiving Foods Safe.  Burney, J. L.  2016.  Extension news article.

Microemulsions as delivery vehicles of hydrophobic food bioactive compounds.  Chen, H., and Q. Zhong.  2016.  World Innovation Conference & Expo, May 22-25, Washington, DC. Paper #M3.503.

Economic Analysis of Alternative Logistics Systems for Tennessee-Produced Switchgrass to Penetrate Energy Markets Chugh, S., T. E. Yu, S. W. Jackson, J. A. Larson, B. C. English, and S. Cho.  2016.  Biomass and Bioenergy, 85:25-34.

Food Safety Risks Associated with Consumption of Raw Milk.  Critzer, F.  2016.  Extension Factsheet D28.

Heat Inactivation of Select Foodborne Pathogens: How Should We Select the Target Microbe?.  D'Souza, D. H.  2016.  Proceedings IFT 2016, Chicago, IL, July 17, Invited Speaker.