School of Food and Agriculture

UMaine researchers speak at Maine Audubon’s Native Plant Festival

Maine Audubon hosted its sixth annual Native Plant Festival on June 11. The festival’s feature event was an interactive presentation featuring University of Maine researchers who are working to conserve brown ash (Fraxinus nigra).  John Daigle, a citizen member of the Penobscot Nation and professor of forest recreation management, and Ph.D. students Suzanne Greenlaw of […]

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Camire quoted in Quality Assurance article about flavor trends

Mary Ellen Camire, professor of food science and human nutrition, was quoted in an article from Quality Assurance magazine’s June 2022 issue about the science behind flavor trends. “Tasting is really flavor by our nose, so something that is very dry will need a little more of a flavor boost compared to a food that […]

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Camire speaks to Atlanta Business Journal about buying organic

Mary Ellen Camire, professor of food science and human nutrition, was interviewed by the Atlanta Business Journal about how to shop for organic foods without breaking the bank. Camire discussed the impact of importing produce in general, noting that bringing conventional or organic produce from a distance can have a negative impact on its nutrient […]

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Perry featured by BDN about regulating harvested seaweed

Jennifer Perry, a professor of food microbiology at the University of Maine, was featured by the Bangor Daily News about the challenge of developing well-fitting food safety regulations for harvested seaweed. Perry has been working with seaweed food safety for years and said there are a number of factors that make it hard to craft […]

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Lichtenwalner featured on Maine Science Podcast

Anne Lichtenwalner, associate professor of animal and veterinary sciences with University of Maine Cooperative Extension and director of the University of Maine Animal Health Laboratory, was featured on an episode of the Maine Science Podcast from the Maine Science Festival. Lichtenwalner spoke about her career conducting research about and serving Maine’s animal industries.

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