"This web site was initiated before 1994 in the Department of Foods and Nutrition, Oregon State University by this webber [ZoeAnn Holmes]. It started using Mosaic, a old internet program, that permitted the input of assignments, questions, comments and terms used in the beginning foods classes and experimental foods here at Oregon State University. At that time I became aware that there was little foods-related information or links to various foods companies which were beginning to have web sites posted in journals and magazines. As a land-grant institution, it seemed that this information should be part of an outreach program of making information available. At that time, the initiation of the web was available at Oregon State University and the Food Resource was started with links and information. The oldest web page available was in 1994. Since that time there was been a lot of interations of this site. Now that this webber has retired, the major portions of the site has been archived to minimize any link rot but make information available of possible use for other researchers.
The food glossary has been added to and expanded since the early days of Mosaic. It is made up of the webbers "common knowledge"; but, in a large part, it comes from a variety of resources to furnish a relative comprehensive dictionary or glossary related to foods or related interests. When definitions were obtained from someone elses intellectual efforts, it is documented so users can go to the original document.
The study of the science of foods has been a longtime interest and professional endeavor of this webber. With this enjoyment of teaching, the science of foods for the beginning student was developed. FOOD SCIENCE 101 is a integration of a ..."