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
UC Davis Dept. of Food Science and Technology
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Better Process Control School IN-PERSON: February 9th - 12th , 2016
Better Process Control School ACIDIFIED FOODS ONLY In-Person Course, Feb. 9th - 11th, 2016 - 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
The science behind salad safety
Posted 2/18/2010 - Nutritionists recommend eating a cup of leafy green vegetables every day, but recent reports about the safety of fresh greens may have some wondering whether it could do more harm than good. Consumers Union, the publishers of Consumer Reports magazine,...
Nutritious beans stretch food budget
Posted 1/26/2010 - Families today are starved for time, starved for money and starved for well-balanced meals, and USDA projections hold another piece of bad news: food prices are likely to increase 2.5 to 3.5 percent this year. The good news is there is one powerful...