Food Innovation Center

Collaborating for a healthier, hunger-free world.

Food Center Acronyms

Center abbreviations

  • AM          Alternative Matters
  • CAFFRE Center for Advanced Functional Foods Research and Entrepreneurship
  • CAPPS   Center for Advanced Processing and Packaging Studies
  • CFI          Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention
  • Fd Ind     The Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center
  • FIC          Food Innovation Center.
  • FFH         Foods for Health Discovery Theme
  • FW          OSU Food Waste Collaborative
  • FREC      Flavor Research and Education Center
  • FS&T       Department of Food Science and Technology
  • Local F    Local Foods
  • OSU        Meat Science Extension, College of FAES
  • NPASR    Nutrient and Phytochemical Analytic Shared Resource
  • Sensory   Consumer Sensory Testing



Abbreviations within these centers. Can you identify which center uses which acronym?

  • BPCS – Better Process Control School
  • CCC - Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • CLT – Extra credit from Sensory site: see if you can find it.
  • DT-  Discovery Theme
  • FAES-  Food Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • FIRST – Food Improved by Research Science and Technology
  • FSMA - Food Safety Modernization Act
  • GAP – Good Agricultural Practices
  • HACCP – Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points
  • IAB – Industry Advisory Board
  • IUCRC - Industry/University Cooperative Research Center
  • LCMS - Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry
  • LTHO - long-term health outcomes
  • MAC - Multidisciplinary Applied Collaborative
  • MCC - Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention
  • OAA- Office of Academic Affairs
  • OMSMS - Ohio Mass Spectrometry and Metabolomics Symposium
  • PCA – principal component analysis
  • PI – Principal Investigator
  • PLS-DA – penalized logistic regression and partial least squares discriminant analysis
  • PMO – Pasteurized Milk Ordinance
  • Q-ToF - Quadrupole-time of flight mass spectrometer
  • WRAP – Waste and Resources Action Program
  • ΦΤΣ – Phi Tau Sigma