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Social media key in food recall management

Social media carries more weight in managing food recalls than originally believed, according to recent Oklahoma State University research. The findings could have implications on how the agricultural industry and policymakers shape more effective risk communications and deal with related market impacts.
OSU researchers look at meat plants post-pandemic

Fri, May 21, 2021

An ongoing decline in small meat plants in Oklahoma had already led to processing wait times of about nine months pre-COVID-19. How is that market shaping up now?

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Returning to Research: FAPC Resumes Research Symposium

Tue, Apr 20, 2021

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center was able to resume a sense of normalcy as the center hosted its annual Virtual Research Symposium April 6. The event highlighted a keynote speaker, student and faculty research, and top student winners.

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Support local food companies in April

Wed, Apr 07, 2021

April is Made in Oklahoma Month, and the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center is encouraging Oklahomans to support local food companies.

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Longtime OSU employee joins FAPC as facilities manager

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center recently hired a new facilities manager to join the center. Aaron Moore, a 1993 graduate of Stillwater High School and longtime employee of OSU, will manage and maintain operational status of all FAPC facilities, including the external components, grounds and roof of the building.

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Hopping toward Food Safety this Easter

Thu, Mar 25, 2021

With the Easter holiday quickly approaching, individuals are likely looking forward to sweet treats, warmer weather and time spent with loved ones. As always, the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center reminds families to take a few precautions to help ensure food safety during festive gatherings.

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Virtual Research Symposium to highlight student/faculty research and natural curing meats

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center Research Symposium is going virtual. Sponsored by the Institute of Food Technologists-Oklahoma section, Stillwater Centennial Rotary Club and Oklahoma Association for Food Protection, the Virtual Research Symposium will be held via Zoom April 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will feature student and faculty oral presentations and a keynote presentation about natural curing meats.

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Bake and Take Month helps promote wheat industry

Tue, Mar 09, 2021

While many sectors of the agricultural industry are prevalent throughout Oklahoma, the state often is recognized by being a leading producer of wheat. With this in mind, staff at the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center work to promote the commodity by celebrating Bake and Take Month during March.

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FAPC launches online food labeling course

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center is pleased to announce the “Understanding Food Labeling Regulations” course is available for enrollment in an online platform.

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Grocery guru appointed to OSU advisory board

Wed, Jan 13, 2021

A retail food industry expert, Marc Jones of HAC Inc., is the newest member of the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center advisory board.

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FAPC impacts food industry during a year of uncertainty

Tue, Dec 15, 2020

The year 2020 has been one of uncertainty, and there is no doubt the coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on the food industry. From temporarily closing of manufacturing plants to food product shortages, changes have been seen on a global scale. However, the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center continued to support innovation and growth of food and agricultural businesses throughout Oklahoma in 2020, providing a total economic impact of more than $6 million.

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