A bottle of milk on a grey/white background. The bottle reads "organic milk."

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Bacterial test for raw, organic milk may require more precision

Cornell food scientists show that a standard quality test used for raw, organic milk is insufficient for distinguishing between specific groups of bacteria -- suggesting that criteria needs updating.

  • Dairy
  • Food Science
  • Microbiology
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What’s Black, White and Big Red All Over? It’s a scoop of newspaper-inspired ice cream – one of four finalist flavors created by students – based on Cornell’s Freedom of Expression theme year.

  • Cornell Dairy
  • Food Science
  • Food
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The lack of alcohol in nonalcoholic or low-alcohol beer – particularly during manufacturing, storage and pouring – may prompt conditions ripe for foodborne pathogen growth.

  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Cornell AgriTech
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M.A. “Andy” Rao, known as one of the top food scientists in the U.S. and the world during a distinguished career that included more than three decades at Cornell AgriTech, died in July 2022 in Leesburg, Va. He was 85.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Food Venture Center
  • Food Science
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Twenty-five faculty and academic staff from nine Cornell colleges and units are Engaged Faculty Fellows for the 2023-24 academic year, with projects dedicated to advancing community-engaged learning at Cornell and within their respective fields.

  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Department of Communication