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May 6, 2024

There’s nothing more frustrating than purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables – especially at today’s prices – and having to throw some of them out because they went bad before they could be eaten. Kansas State University food scientist and coordinator of the university’s Rapid Response center, Karen Blakeslee,...


Mar 4, 2024

MyPlate, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s dietary guidelines for daily health, recommends one-half of your plate at any meal should include fruits and vegetables; one-quarter each for grains and proteins, and one serving of dairy. March is National Nutrition Month and K-State Research and Extension nutrition and...


Dec 18, 2023

Candy can be as much of a holiday tradition as decorating the tree, putting up the lights and exchanging gifts. However, some holiday candy, such as fudge, peanut brittle, toffee and peanut butter balls, are a lot more difficult to make than people realize. In fact, K-State Research and Extension food scientist Karen...


Oct 9, 2023

The Kansas Value Added Foods Lab, located on the Kansas State University campus, offers a variety of services to help small businesses and entrepreneurs develop their products to sell commercially. The lab also offers training, such as Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods, which is being conducted online...


Sep 4, 2023

National Food Safety Education Month is an opportunity to educate people about ways to reduce the risk of food poisoning – whether it’s at home or in the parking lot at a tailgate party. K-State Research and Extension food scientist Karen Blakeslee says if we follow four simple steps, the risk of getting sick from a...