The FARRP Analytical Laboratory Is Open!

The University of Nebraska - FARRP Analytical Laboratory has been designated as an essential function within the University and will remain available and operational to support the food safety/allergen programs of the food industry.  We continue to work under the guidance of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during this dynamic and ever-changing time to ensure the safety of our staff while striving to serve our food industry clients.

Food Allergy Research
and Resource Program

FARRP, founded by Steve Taylor, was established in 1995 as an industry-funded consortium and cooperative venture between the University of Nebraska and seven founding industry charter members. Today, FARRP has more than 105 member companies, 8 Faculty members, more than 25 staff members and several graduate students. Dr. Joe Baumert is the Director.

FARRP has two primary missions:

Mission 1
Develop and provide the food industry with credible information, expert opinions, tools, and services relating to allergenic foods.

Mission 2
Develop and provide the food and related industries with credible information, expert opinions, tools, and services relating to novel foods and food ingredients including genetically modified products.

FARRP takes a comprehensive approach working with and collaborating with research institutions, governmental authorities, consumer groups, and scientific societies around the globe to share our experience and knowledge to improve the safety of food products for consumers with food allergies and sensitivities.


Student and Post-Doc Opportunities!

FARRP provides research training opportunities for:

  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students
  • Postdoctoral Scientists (No openings available.)
  • Visiting Scientists
Learn More!

Holiday Closedown

FARRP will be closed on the following Holidays:
  • Memorial Day, May 31, 2021

2021 FARRP Holiday Closedown List

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Updated 27 January, 2021