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Food Technology

The research cluster of Food Science and Human Nutrition offers a variety of food testing services and facilities that are available for food technology-based research.  These facilities are available for both student and faculty research, and also available for food businesses that are interested in product development research.

Consumer Food Complaints :  The faculty and staff in the research cluster of Food Science and Human Nutrition do not analyze foods for bacterial or other types of contamination in response to consumer food complaints. If you are a consumer and have a food complaint, you should contact the Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources Division of Regulations at Tel: 207-287-3841.

The Consumer Testing Center provides contract sensory evaluation services with an emphasis on discrimination and hedonic testing.