Food

New course examines science and policy related to meat as food

A new animal science course titled, Science and Policy Considerations for Meat as Food, is being taught during the spring 2020 semester by Professor Cameron Faustman. The course focuses on meat and seafood processes as well as the challenges facing these industries. “The goal of this course is to have students appreciate the complexity of […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today and Hartford Business Journal reported on an analysis of UConn’s economic impact on Connecticut. The analysis was completed by a team that included Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) Professor Rigoberto Lopez, ARE Ph.D. student Mahdi Fallahi and Steven Lanza, assistant professor in residence in the Department of Economics. Assistant Aquaculture Extension Educator Anoushka […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced that Sarah Reed, associate professor of animal science, has received a $499,990 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to try to identify the effects of poor maternal nutrition during pregnancy on sheep offspring. Reed is conducting her research as part of the Fetal Programming Research Group with animal science colleagues […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured research Kumar Venkitanarayanan recently published as part of a team that explored ways to reduce nosocomial infections, diseases that are acquired in a hospital, using metals and metalloids. Venkitanarayanan is associate dean for research and graduate studies and an animal science professor in CAHNR. The research was also featured in Science Daily and mentioned […]