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
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
As Americans struggle with obesity and diabetes, help is on the way
Posted 6/24/2016 - The iconic black-and-white Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods in the U.S. is getting its first makeover in two decades. The federal government's decision last month to update the food label means that for the first time, beginning in 2018,...
USDA school kitchen grants enable kids to make healthy food choices
Posted 6/17/2016 - Thanks to new equipment in school kitchens, made possible by special USDA grants, schools around the country are now serving fresher, healthier and more appealing food to students, according to research by the UC Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI). "Years...