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Upcoming Events

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 7:00pm
The Department of Food Science invites alumni back to campus to celebrate its 100th Anniversary.
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
Join us for our 100th Birthday Party being held here at UMass Amherst October 5 - 6! Click on link below for preliminary schedule of events.
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 8:30am
 ​The ​Current ​Good ​Manufacturing ​Practice, ​Hazard ​Analysis, ​and ​Risk-based ​Preventive ​Controls ​for ​Human ​Food ​FDA ​regulation ​is ​intended ​to ​ensure ​safe ​manufacturing/processing, ​packing ​and ​holding ​of ​food ​products ​for ​human ​consumption ​in ​the ​United ​States. ​The ​regulation ​requires ​that ​certain ​activities ​must ​be ​completed ​by ​a ​“preventive ​controls ​qualified ​individual” ​who ​has ​“successfully ​completed ​training ​in ​the ​development ​and ​application ​of ​risk-based ​preventive ​controls.” ​This ​course ​developed ​by ​the ​FSPCA ​is ​the ​“standardized ​curriculum” ​recognized ​by ​FDA; ​successfully ​completing ​this ​course ​is ​one ​way ​to ​meet ​the ​requirements ​for ​a ​“preventive ​controls ​qualified ​individual.” 
Monday, October 29, 2018 (All day)
UMass Extension's biennial Green School is a comprehensive 12-day certificate short course for commercial horticulture professionals taught by UMass faculty and Extension Specialists.
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 9:00am
Participants will learn about produce safety best practices, key parts of the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and how these requirements will be enforced in MA through MDAR’s Commonwealth Quality Program (CQP). There will be time for questions and discussion, so participants should come prepared to share their experiences and produce safety questions.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 (All day)
Learn the fundamentals of Ramen& Sers technology from Professor Lili He and her food science team
Monday, January 7, 2019 (All day)
The UMass Winter School for Turf Managers is a certificate program designed to convey concepts essential to maintaining high quality turf, with emphasis on environmental stewardship and fiscal responsibility.