The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is the second largest undergraduate college at Cornell University and the third largest college of its kind in the United States. Through teaching, research, and extension -- the three components of our land-grant mission -- we strive to improve the nation's food supply and maintain its safety, to enhance the environment, and to help people improve their lives.

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  • The Center for Plants and Human Health: An interdisciplinary approach 

    Gardner, Gary (NABC, 2002)
    The current model for competitive research funding in the United States is primarily single-principal-investigator grants in a single discipline, but new approaches to the relationships between plants and human health will ...
  • Q&A : Luncheon Addresses 

    Cerra, Frank (NABC, 2002)
    Q&A: Developments in medicine and health
  • Innovations for safe egg products 

    Ball, Jr., Hershell (NABC, 2002)
    Pasteurized egg products have an excellent safety history. Shell eggs can be pasteurized to provide a safe alternative for foods made with raw or minimally cooked eggs. Closely coupling egg production and breaking results ...
  • The food industry: Promoting public health 

    Crockett, Susan (NABC, 2002)
    The food industry provides a key link between agriculture and health, and is an important contributor to public health. Direct and indirect communications are necessary in order to reach consumers with public-health ...
  • Consumer impact on nutritional products 

    Snyder, Steve; Rosenberg, Roberta (NABC, 2002)
    Industry will continue to play a valuable role in developing healthy, effective, and safe ingredients, and in making new functional foods available to the consumer. These contributions fall into four major categories: ...

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