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Food Science and Technology Programs

The U.S. food science and technology infrastructure meets increasing demand for safe, nutritious, convenient, and globally competitive food products. 

Food product development is driven by consumers for safety, health, convenience, and sensory issues. NIFA provides national leadership in food science and technology through collaboration and funding support with academe, industry, consumers, and other federal agencies.

NIFA’s Food Science and Technology program funds research projects and conducts leadership activities aimed at improving the processes, safety, and quality of foods.  

Food Science and Technology Projects are funded under the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative and the National Integrated Food Safety Initiative



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