Thanksgiving foods

12 things you didn't know about holiday foods

To highlight the UC Global Food Initiative, here is a sampling of holiday-themed UC food research from each campus.
'Instant Recess' at UCLA

Healthy Campus Initiative helps inspire new nationwide program

UCLA is one of 20 colleges and universities participating in the Partnership for a Healthier America’s program of the same name.

UCSF launches sugar science initiative

Research and education project is designed to highlight the impact of added sugar on health.

UC Davis honored for agricultural leadership in Afghanistan

Extension project, launched in 2011, has helped rebuild Afghanistan’s agricultural industry.

Programs join to prevent obesity in families

Campus-nonprofit partnership gets a funding boost from the National Institutes of Health.
Victoria Salas works on the UC Santa Cruz farm

Food for thought

UC Santa Cruz — 'the Mothership' of organic agriculture — has much to offer UC's ambitious Global Food Initiative.
community gardeners

Former food desert now feeds a community’s spirit

San Diego residents are transforming a 20,000-square-foot vacant urban lot into a community focal point for healthy place making.
Joseph Martinus, UCLA

UC celebrates Food Day with buffet of activities

Across the UC system, Food Day participation will include lectures, discussions, film screenings, farmers markets, food demonstrations and special dining menus.
live chickens

No sign of health or nutrition problems from GMO livestock feed

The performance and health of food-producing animals consuming genetically engineered feed, first introduced 18 years ago, has been comparable to that of animals consuming non-GE feed.

UC Davis and Mars, Inc. to create specialized food institute

Innovation Institute for Food and Health will advance new discoveries in sustainable food, agriculture and health.

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