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Andrew Milkowski

Picture of Andrew MilkowskiAdjunct Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, UW-Madison

1805 Linden Drive
(608) 263-6826
Meat Science and Muscle Biology Lab


  • BBS 1972, University of Illinois
  • PhD 1976, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Biochemistry

Research Interests

Meat quality; Processed meat product quality measurement; Product and ingredient safety; Regulatory policy

Research Focus

Development of new ingredients, live animal research related to meat quality, product quality measurement, product safety, nutritional analysis and labeling, market research, legal claims for advertising, shelf life measurement, process development and optimization, statistical test design, time-temperature indicators, sensory evaluation, fat free products.

Prior to retirement in 2006 was responsible for food safety research programs at the Oscar Mayer Division of Kraft Foods.

Recent Publications

ARYZTACampbell Soup CompanyCoca-ColaFonterraGeneral MillsGreat Lakes CheeseHormel Foods (Jennie-O Turkey Store)Kerry Ingredients and FlavoursKraft Foods (Oscar Mayer Foods)Leprino FoodsOSIPepsiCoPlumrose USASchreiber FoodsSugar CreekWayne Farms