Nobel Scientists

2D world map and drawn persons suffering from Elephantiasis, River Blindness and Malaria

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to William C. Campbell & Satoshi Omura for their discovery of Avermectin and to Youyou Tu for her discovery of a novel Malaria therapy.

FSMA Update

Man in labcoat testing plants in greenhouse

The Food Safety Modernization Act has been updated, do you know your role?

Global Handwashing Day - Oct. 15

bar of orange soap with suds

Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. 


5th Annual Food Day

Food Day in black block text on green background

UMN hosts 5th annual Food Day on Monday October 26th. Events are free and open to the public.  


From the Director

Dairy farm in Zambia

CAHFS director of operations Linda Valeri, found a sense of community in the many food production and agriculture locations she visited this summer. 

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