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Department of Food Science at UMass Amherst

Food Science class with students

The science behind better plant-based protein

A UMass Amherst team of scientists aims to tackle this complex problem.

Department News

Food Science Spotlight

Dr. Moore and UK engineers at Newcastle awarded among first international USDA partnership grants

An international team led by a University of Massachusetts Amherst food and environmental virologist has received a $750,000 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) partnership grant to develop and test portable, rapid biosensors capable of detecting noroviruses and mycotoxins in foods and agricultural products. 

Matthew D. Moore