Website of Diane M. Barrett, Ph.D.
Fruit and Vegetable Products Specialist
UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology
Office Location: 2208 Robert Mondavi Institute South Building
Better Process Control School IN-PERSON: February 3rd - 6th, 2015 - Registration now Open
Better Process Control School ACIDIFIED FOODS ONLY In-Person Course, Feb. 3rd - 5th, 2015 - FOR SMALL PROCESSORS!
April 7, 2015: How to Boost the Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables, Consumer Reports.org (Dr. Barrett was interviewed for the article and is quoted within.)
November 5, 2014: Study on Frozen Fruits & Vegetables by Barrett Lab: Taste Good and Good For You , Yahoo! Food website
July 2014: International Food Technologists (IFT) Award Celebration: Dr. Barrett named IFT Fellow
June 2014: Journal of Food Science's "Take 5" Video Series features Dr. Barrett speaking about the research in "Effectiveness of calcium chloride and calcium lactate on maintenance of textural and sensory qualities of fresh-cut mangos"
UC Food Blog
Q&A: UC ANR's Doug Parker talks drought
Posted 4/15/2015 - Recently, the UC Food Observer caught up with one of California's foremost experts on water: Doug Parker of the University of California. Parker is the director of the University of California's Institute for Water Resources. The mission of the institute...
New study focuses on food safety practices on small and medium-size farms
Posted 4/8/2015 - To improve food safety, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources studies every link in the food chain, from producers' farms to consumers' kitchens. A new UC study is looking at small to medium-size farms, both organic and conventional production, to...