Navigation Links
On the menu: Research helps future restaurant managers reach out to customers with food allergies
Date:10/5/2011

with customers who have food allergies.

"However, we realize that just having knowledge about food allergies is not enough," Kwon said. "Learning more about how food allergies can really impact someone's life can motivate these future managers to take food allergy precautions more seriously."

To motivate students, the researchers plan to use storytelling methods that feature video testimonials from individuals who have food allergies. These videos are meant to appeal to the students' emotions and show how food allergies have affected someone's life.

"For preliminary data collection, we created a short storytelling video and measured students' attitudes toward food allergies before and after watching it," Kwon said. "We saw an increase in how the students perceived the severity of the risks associated with food allergies and their motivation to learn more increased."

With the newly funded grant, the researchers will collect more testimonials, record them and incorporate them into new food allergy education curricula. In the future, they hope to expand their scope to work directly with employees and managers currently working in the food service industry.

Kwon and Sauer will also recruit undergraduate researchers for the project, particularly undergraduates involved in the Kansas Bridges to the Future program, the Developing Scholars Program and the Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program.

USDA Higher Education Challenge Grants support projects that address an educational need through a creative or nontraditional approach. Projects have the potential for regional or national influence and can serve as a model for other institutions.


'/>"/>

Contact: Junehee Kwon
jkwon@k-state.edu
785-532-5369
Kansas State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Worm-tracking challenge leads to new tool for brain research
2. $3.6 million nursing research project promotes exercise for girls
3. Mother Natures oral antibiotics research gets $2.25 million help from NIH
4. AACR hosts 10th International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research
5. Scripps and Complete Genomics to collaborate on genetic research study on healthy aging
6. Researchers realize high-power, narrowband terahertz source at room temperature
7. UNC spin-off receives $3 million Small Business Innovation Research Grant
8. University of Toronto Mississauga professor wins Ig Nobel Prize for beer, sex research
9. Researchers: Apply public trust doctrine to rescue wildlife from politics
10. Rutgers, UMDNJ research provides unprecedented insight into fighting viral infections
11. Woody biomass research grant to launch biofuel industry in the Pacific Northwest
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... Mass. A novel robotic system that can operate ... being tested as part of a biomedical research partnership ... the aim of determining if the robot, in conjunction ... faster, more accurate, less costly, and less discomforting for ... to deliver prostate cancer therapies with greater precision. , ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... The ability to acquire and creatively manipulate spoken language ... over the past 6 million years of human evolution ... is the best candidate gene we now have," says ... LMU. In his efforts to understand the molecular biological ... step forward. The results of his latest study, undertaken ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Dogs generally seem to be cheerful, happy-go-lucky characters, so ... outlook on life. , In fact some dogs ... University of Sydney shows. , "This research is ... in dogs objectively and non-invasively. It offers researchers and ... and how that changes," said Dr Melissa Starling, from ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 2Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 3Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 4Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 5Language evolution: Quicker on the uptake 2Language evolution: Quicker on the uptake 3Dogs can be pessimists too 2Dogs can be pessimists too 3
... Ore. A 700-mile security wall under construction along ... the movement and "connectivity" of wildlife, biologists say, and ... of some species. However, technology and alterations to ... to move more freely between the two countries, the ...
... survival is now better understood. For the first time, ... National Laboratory observed the chemical changes in individual cells ... them. The team tracked the chemical changes in ... can only exist in an oxygen-free environment. They exposed ...
... A Purdue University scientist has discovered a key process in ... Xiaoqi Liu, an assistant professor of biochemistry, found that ... during cell growth, as well as a shortage of the ... laboratory showed that the Plk1 molecule indirectly attacks p53 in ...
Cached Biology News:US-Mexico border wall could threaten wildlife species 2US-Mexico border wall could threaten wildlife species 3US-Mexico border wall could threaten wildlife species 4Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions 2Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions 3Protein can help cells or cause cancer, Purdue researcher finds 2
(Date:9/22/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets has ... Microcrystalline Cellulose Industry Report 2014" report to their ... Cellulose Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth ... cellulose industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. ... the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... and TORONTO , Sept. ... www.generex.com ) (OTCBB:GNBT) today announced that it has ... (UHN) pursuant to which UHN,s Centre for Molecular ... buccal insulin refinement project.  The goal of the ... Generex Oral-lyn™, the Company,s proprietary buccal insulin spray ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... FierceBiotech today announced its annual “Fierce ... of 2014. FierceBiotech editors John Carroll and Damian ... winners. Those selected are identified as some of ... , "It's always a lot of fun ... companies," said Carroll. "This year in particular you'll find ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... , September 22, 2014 ... on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial ... Composite closed at 4,579.79, down 0.30%. The S&P 500 ... trading session, six out of ten sectors finished on ... Index ended the day at 751.48, up 0.10%, with ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global and Chinese Microcrystalline Cellulose Industry Report 2014 2Generex Collaborates with University Health Network for Buccal Insulin Project 2Generex Collaborates with University Health Network for Buccal Insulin Project 3Generex Collaborates with University Health Network for Buccal Insulin Project 4FierceBiotech Announces Annual “Fierce 15” Winners of 2014 2Stock Updates on Biotech Industry - Array BioPharma, Enzon Pharma, Alkermes, Amarin, and Synergy Pharma 2Stock Updates on Biotech Industry - Array BioPharma, Enzon Pharma, Alkermes, Amarin, and Synergy Pharma 3Stock Updates on Biotech Industry - Array BioPharma, Enzon Pharma, Alkermes, Amarin, and Synergy Pharma 4Stock Updates on Biotech Industry - Array BioPharma, Enzon Pharma, Alkermes, Amarin, and Synergy Pharma 5
... Walsh College Troy ... , , TROY, Mich., June 2 Walsh College ... teamed up to offer a new series of Walsh College,s successful "Take Charge" ... features more days, more topics and expanded career content. All are provided ...
... BMRN ) today announced that Jean-Jacques Bienaime, Chief Executive ... Sachs 30th Annual Global Healthcare Conference in New York City on ... , Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of ... www.BMRN.com . A replay of the call ...
... techniques proven cost-effective, Genomatica looks to develop demonstration ... Genomatica, a sustainable chemicals company, announced today ... important milestone toward the production of commercial grade ... bioprocess. The company has demonstrated that it ...
Cached Biology Technology:Walsh College and Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services Team Up To Offer New Series of 'Take Charge' Workshops for the Unemployed 2Walsh College and Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services Team Up To Offer New Series of 'Take Charge' Workshops for the Unemployed 3Walsh College and Ford Motor Company Fund and Community Services Team Up To Offer New Series of 'Take Charge' Workshops for the Unemployed 4BioMarin to Present at the Goldman Sachs Healthcare Conference 2Genomatica Produces Pure BDO From Natural Sugars 2Genomatica Produces Pure BDO From Natural Sugars 3Genomatica Produces Pure BDO From Natural Sugars 4
... Ambions 96 well Magnetic-Ring Stand is ... 96 well U-bottom microplates. The stand has ... 96 well microtiter plate footprint. The use ... enables fast and easy magnetic separation. With ...
... from Thermus aquaticus expressed in E. coli; ... of 250 units enzyme/tube and Buffer I ... the same enzyme as AmpliTaq DNA Polymerase ... separation process to ensure that contaminating bacterial ...
Recombinant DNA polymerase from Thermus aquaticus expressed in E. coli; 5 units/L; 1 tube of 1, 000 units enzyme/tube w/Buffer II and MgCl2...
... is a versatile and easy-to use enzyme, ... GCpro Taq DNA Polymerase is prepared from ... containing the DNA polymerase I gene from ... processive 5'-3' DNA polymerase activity. Its inherent ...
Biology Products: