Dr. Kevin Fitzsimmons is a professor, extension specialist and research scientist at the University of Arizona. His expertise lies in aquaculture, freshwater and marine algae, and aquatic biology.
Dr. Steven Heymsfield is a professor at Louisiana State University in the Metabolism and Body Composition Department.
With a focus on obesity, he researches new technologies to analyze human metabolism.
Dr. Peter Davies is a Professor in the Swine Health and Production Department at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Davies specializes in pig health as well as diseases and how pigs are raised. He is also passionate about societal issues related to food animal production, disease surveillance and regional disease control.
We are pleased to add John Fetrow, VMD, MBA, from the University of Minnesota to our list of Food System Experts. Dr. Fetrow is a professor in the main areas of dairy production medicine, epidemiology, food animal production economics, large animal nutrition, and animal welfare in production agriculture. Dr. Fetrow has similar interests in research and is passionate about the dairy industry.
Striving to educate to the youth about poultry production, job potential, and management issues, Dr. Darrin Karcher is passionate about educating young people about where their food comes from. Best Food Facts is please to introduce you to Dr. Karcher from Michigan State University. Read below to learn more about Dr. Karcher.
Dr. Wondwossen A. Gebreyes is a professor and Director of Global Health Programs in the Veterinary Medicine College from The Ohio State University. His research interests include antimicrobial resistance, food safety and infectious disease molecular epidemiology.
To get to know Dr. Gebreyes a bit more, we asked him a few questions.
Do you ever think twice about throwing out milk that is only a day past its expiration date? If it looks and smells fine, can I still drink it? For this question we reached out to registered dietitian and author of the Sound Bites Blog, Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE about helping us understand these questions.
"On milk, the sell by date is often the date listed, so you should double check to find out whether your milk has a sell by date or an expiration date. If it is an expiration date, then here is my answer:
Jude Capper, PhD, is an independent Livestock Sustainability Consultant based in Bozeman, MT; and holds adjunct professor and affiliate positions at Washington State University and Montana State University, respectively. To get to know Dr. Capper, Best Food Facts asked her to answer a few questions!
Wayne Parrott, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences in the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia. To get to know Dr. Parrott, Best Food Facts asked him a few questions.
Dennis Savaiano, PhD, is a Professor of Nutrition Science at Purdue University. To get to know Dr. Savaiano, Best Food Facts asked him a few questions.
Ann Macrina, PhD, is a Research/Teaching Associate at Penn State University. To get to know Dr. Macrina, Best Food Facts asked her a few questions.
John Marcy, PhD, is an Extension Food Scientist, University of Arkansas. To get to know Dr. Marcy, Best Food Facts asked him a few questions.
Peggy Lemaux, PhD, is a Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, at the University of California - Berkeley. To get to know Dr. Lemaux, Best Food Facts asked her a few questions.
Keith R. Schneider, PhD, is a Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida. To get to know Dr. Schneider, Best Food Facts asked him a few questions.
Alice Henneman, MS, RD, is an Extension Educator of Nutrition, Food Safety and Cooking, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. To get to know Alice, Best Food Facts asked her a few questions.