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AFS’s Brad Johnson chosen for UN, WHO Food Additives Safety Committee

AFS’s Brad Johnson chosen for UN, WHO Food Additives Safety Committee

Brad Johnson, Texas Tech University’s Gordon W. Davis Regent’s Chair in Meat Science and Muscle Biology, has been selected to a five-year term on a prestigious committee that evaluates the safety of food additives. The Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) is a collection of international food safety experts from around the world that not only ensures the safety of food additives but also includes evaluating contaminants, naturally occurring toxicants and residues of veterinary drugs in food.  more »

 

AEC grad student tapped as delegate to global food security symposium

AEC grad student tapped as delegate to global food security symposium

Sarahi Morales, a graduate student and research assistant from Honduras in Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, has been selected as a Next Generation Delegate for the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ Global Food Security Symposium.  more »

 

Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute receives Walmart Foundation Grant

Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute receives Walmart Foundation Grant

The Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute (FBRI) at Texas Tech University has received a grant of almost $275,000 from the Walmart Foundation that will extend crucial research being conducted to improve the safety and efficiency of indigo dying of cotton yarns.  more »

 

Texas Tech’s Eduardo Segarra to receive SAEA lifetime achievement award

Texas Tech’s Eduardo Segarra to receive SAEA lifetime achievement award

Eduardo Segarra, a veteran professor, administrator and agricultural economist with Texas Tech University’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, is set to receive the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, one of the organization’s highest honor.  more »

 

Abidi, Dotray have been appointed to endowed professorships at CASNR

Abidi, Dotray have been appointed to endowed professorships at CASNR

Two outstanding faculty members with Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have received endowed professorships, according to officials today (Jan. 12).  more »

 

VIDEO: In The Field – Life on the Sonoran Desert Devil’s Highway

VIDEO: In The Field – Life on the Sonoran Desert Devil’s Highway

Take a trip to Arizona to see what a Texas Tech wetlands ecology researcher is doing in the Sonoran Desert. It’s tough work especially when you’re doing it in triple digit temperatures, within an air force bombing range, and in a land known to locals as the “Devil’s Highway.”  more »

 

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