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  Encyclopedia: Food science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Food science is a discipline concerned with all aspects of food, beginning with harvesting, and ending with its consumption.
Food science is a discipline concerned with all aspects of food - beginning after harvesting, and ending with consumption by the consumer.
Foods with low water activities such as honey or molasses are stable for decades, in contrast high water activity foods such as fresh fruit and milk spoil quickly.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Food-science   (2331 words)

  
 What Is Food Science?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Food Science is a very applied field, one that requires in-depth knowledge in several disciplines.
We primarily eat foods for the nutritional benefits, although that's not the only reason we eat, so it is important that a Food Scientist have a perspective of the nutritional aspects of the foods they work with.
The food industry is one of the largest in the world and is continually expanding as the population grows.
www.wisc.edu /foodsci/undergrad/whatis.html   (2887 words)

  
 Food Science Fact Sheet
Food science is a four-year curriculum offered by the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources through the Department of Cereal and Food Sciences.
Most of the applied courses in food science are taken after the basic courses have laid the groundwork for the student.
The curriculum for food science is approved by the Institute of Food Technologists.
www.ndsu.edu /ndsu/academic/factsheets/ag/foodsci.shtml   (741 words)

  
 Food Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Food Science and Technology developed as a discipline to systematically organize and link the various kinds of knowledge which are necessary to inform human activity in food handling, processing, distribution and marketing.
Food science draws on research and applies principles and practices from a broad spectrum of applied and basic sciences, including: biology (botany, bacteriology, microbiology, mycology), chemistry (biochemistry; physical, analytical, and organic chemistry), physics (rheology, thermodynamics, cryogenics, radiophysics, ultrasonics), nutrition, psychology (sensory behaviors), medicine (metabolism, toxicology, heart diseases), and economics.
Food scientists are responding to these nutritional and safety concerns in a variety of ways, including increased attention to food interactions and bioavailability of nutrients, improved analytical and detection methods, and research and education in food safety.
www.mannlib.cornell.edu /collections/policies/food.html   (1529 words)

  
 Food Science
Food Science is a multi-disciplinary field involving chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition, microbiology and engineering to give one the scientific knowledge to solve real problems associated with the many facets of the food system.
Food Science is still a relatively new and growing discipline, brought about mainly as a response to the social changes taking place in North America and other parts of the developed world.
The Food Science and Food Chemistry programs are approved by the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST) and the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT in the United States).
www.mcgill.ca /foodscience   (365 words)

  
 College Majors and Careers - Food Science
Food Science is a coherent and systematic body of knowledge and understanding of the nature and composition of food materials, and their behavior under the various conditions to which they may be subject.
Food Technology is the application of food science to practical treatment of food materials so as to convert them into food products of the kind, quality and stability, and so packaged and distributed as to meet the needs of consumers for safe, wholesome, nutritious and attractive foods.
Food biological technologies and food chemistry are recommended for students seeking careers in basic or applied food research, as well as for those preparing for graduate or professional studies in the sciences.
careerservices.rutgers.edu /Mfood.html   (241 words)

  
 Food Science and Technology - School of Land and Food Sciences at The University of Queensland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Food Science and Technology Group is a dynamic multidisciplinary team (6 academic staff and 4 technical staff) led by Dr Bruce D'Arcy within the School of Land and Food Sciences of the Faculty of Natural Resources Agriculture and Veterinary Science.
Food Science and Technology staff provide relevant teaching, training and research in food science and technology, as they are located at the interface of agricultural production and food processing industries of south east Queensland.
The challenge for the food scientist or food technologist is to increase the variety and improve the quality and nutritional value of foods people consume, while at the same time maintaining affordability through efficient manufacture.
www.uq.edu.au /lafs?page=23672   (524 words)

  
 Food Science Program
The Department of Food Science was founded in 1959 and officially activated after the appointment of a chairperson in January 1960.
The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition requires students majoring in Food Science to complete 36 credits in prerequisite and core courses that emphasis the basic principles and industrial applications of chemistry, microbiology, mathematics and engineering to the control and enhancement of flavor, color, texture, nutritive value and safety of foods.
Research: Cereal science; physicochemical and functional properties of different constituents of cereal grains in relation to end-use quality; extrusion; dough theology; baking; and utilization of certain constituents from grain for food and/or non-food industries, with emphases on cereal proteins.
www.msu.edu /unit/fshn/handbooks/undergrad_fsc.html   (4119 words)

  
 University of Helsinki, Viikki Food Science
Viikki Food Science is an umbrella concept used for the activities in the area of food science and nutrition on the Viikki campus at the University of Helsinki.
The Viikki campus specializes in life sciences and is the largest centre of expertise in this field in Finland.
Studies in food science provide an excellent basis for a career in food industry and trade as well as in research.
www.honeybee.helsinki.fi /vfs   (123 words)

  
 Food Science News
The Diamond Pet food company is recalling hundreds of bags of contaminated pet food, because it's killing some of the animals who eat it.
The Food Safety Authority is advising caterers and food businesses to check for a specific French Camembert cheese due to potential contamination with E. coli O26.
The aim of the new food and feed hygiene legislation is to simplify, upgrade and consolidate EU rules, with a view to enhancing food safety...
www.topix.net /business/food-science   (691 words)

  
 IFST: Food Science & Technology FAQs -- Part 1
In some foods, however, sugar is an essential part of the structure and recipe; for example in cakes or biscuits (cookies).
Some people who favour organic foods for other reasons claim that they taste better; but there is so much flavour variation among different varieties, different degrees of ripeness or freshness or length of storage of the same fruit or vegetable, that it is very difficult for individuals to make true comparisons.
No individual foods will positively help disorders of this kind, although there is some evidence that a diet low in saturated fats and high in polyunsaturated fatty acids (particularly the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) could benefit sufferers.
www.ifst.org /ifstfaq.htm   (1957 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Food science
Brief answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about food and food topics, such as what is a good diet, is sugar harmful, is salt harmful, is a vegetarian diet better, what foods are good for arthritis, and what are junk foods.
The four major headings are food and nutrition, food safety, additives and packaging, and science and food.
It aims to serve the public interest by furthering the application of science and technology to all aspects of the supply of safe, wholesome, nutritious, and attractive food, both nationally and internationally.
bubl.ac.uk /link/f/foodscience.htm   (732 words)

  
 Food Science Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Leading Food Science Australia scientists, Dr Patrick O'Riordan and Dr David Tanner, have been awarded for their collaborative research into consumer preferences for Australia's native macadamia nut.
Food Science Australia is Australia's largest and most diversified food research organisation and a joint venture of CSIRO and the Victorian Government.
We are committed to turning scientific research into innovative solutions for the food industry in Australia and overseas.
www.foodscience.afisc.csiro.au   (173 words)

  
 What is Food Science?
Food science students usually have training in basic sciences such as physics, mathematics, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, etc. That means anybody with an interest in the basic sciences such as chemistry, physics, and biology can apply their knowledge and interest to processing and preservation of foods.
Once a student chooses to major in Food Science at UW-River Falls, the faculty advisors in the program will work with the student to determine their career interests in the broad field of Food Science.
Emphasis is also being given to new energy-and cost efficient technologies in the processing of foods including microwave pasteurization, ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis, heat pump drying, etc. and therefore the requirements for highly trained food scientists with technological expertise are increasing.
www.uwrf.edu /food-science/WhatIsFoodSci.html   (325 words)

  
 Food Science & Technology
Whether you are a prospective student or an industry professional, a current student or one of our longtime friends, we invite you to...
Located within the College of Agricultural Sciences, the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST) offers undergraduate and graduate programs of study supported by 17 tenured and tenure-track faculty, a number of adjunct faculty, and 35 graduate students.
Food Science and Technology has active research programs supported by more than $1.9 million in funding and offers M.S. and Ph.
oregonstate.edu /dept/foodsci   (122 words)

  
 Nutrition and Food Science, UM Libraries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Summarizes the development and trends in the published literature of food science and human nutrition over the last twenty-five years in developed countries and the third world, and delineates the differences and overlaps between them.
The emphasis is on nutrition education, food science, food service management, and related aspects of applied nutrition.
CFSAN, a center within the Food and Drug Administration, is "responsible for promoting and protecting the public's health by ensuring that the nation's food supply is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled".
www.lib.umd.edu /UMCP/MCK/GUIDES/nutrition.html   (1311 words)

  
 Food Resource [http://food.oregonstate.edu/], Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
In addition to the digital library [Food and Ingredients], the educational and technical services are being expanded.
Since the goal is to assist the food industry and, thus, the consumer, these parts will be expanded.
Is there a site where I can learn more about the study of the science of foods?
food.oregonstate.edu   (189 words)

  
 Food Science Institute Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Food Science Institute (FSI) was established in 2001 to integrate the expertise in food science across K-State.
FSI facilitates the undergraduate, graduate, and distance education programs and provides both research and technical assistance for the food industries.
The Food Science Institute facilitates training of traditional and nontraditional undergraduate and graduate students; supports basic and applied research initiatives; and provides technical and scientific information to consumers, the food industry, and governmental agencies.
foodsci.k-state.edu   (188 words)

  
 Food Science Experiments
Science projects teachers can do with their students, at minimal cost, to illustrate some of the principles of biotechnology and of science experimentation in general.
Bacteriology/Food Science 324 at the University of Wisconsin — Madison.
Food makers may spend millions of dollars in research and development, looking for just the right crunch, or just the right creaminess, or a way to keep that product tasting fresh when it gets to your table.
www.foodscience.psu.edu /outreach/fun_food_science.html   (2365 words)

  
 Open Directory - Science: Technology: Food Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Food Science Central - A gateway to free and subscription based information relating to food science, food technology and food-related human nutrition, including feature articles, minireviews, internet links, regular news feed and website reviews.
Food Science News - Topix.net - News on food science continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Science of Cooking - Recipes, activities, and webcasts are used to explain the science behind food and cooking.
dmoz.org /Science/Technology/Food_Science   (368 words)

  
 Food Science and Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Food Science and Technology - A Smorgasbord of Science
Food Science and Technology draws on the spectrum of biological and physical sciences, applies them to one of the essentials of life - FOOD, and prepares students for a career in one of Australia's largest and most stable industries.
From January 1, 2004, Food Science and Technology became a teaching and research group in the School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry within the Faculty of Engineering.
www.foodscience.unsw.edu.au   (187 words)

  
 Food Science - Topix.net
The lack of clean drinking water and safe food supplies is a major threat to human health throughout the world.
Experts give advice on buying and preparing winter foods that are good for your health.
Food Science news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
rss.topix.net /rss/business/food-science.xml   (232 words)

  
 Food Science
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Whether you wish to recruit a Food Science Executive, or you are a Food Science Executive candidate seeking to make a career change, you can count on being represented confidentially, fairly, and professionally.
We uphold a 35-year tradition as a Food Science recruiter by possessing these critical qualities - all of which you need in a Food Science Executive search firm - this is what sets us apart from other Food Science recruiters.
www.bristolassoc.com /Food-Science.aspx   (353 words)

  
 Food Science Science Fair Projects
I became interested in this idea when one day I bit into an apple and it was crisp, mild, smooth and tart, while a week later the same batch was grainy and had a not-so-good taste.
The purpose of this project is to find out if processing foods produce gases.
My hypothesis is that processing foods will produce gases.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /category39.html   (569 words)

  
 Food Science and Human Nutrition - Michigan State University
My overarching vision for the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition is "to provide an environment in which individual faculty, staff and student contributions flourish in alignment with common goals.
The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition is offering opportunities for undergraduate students to assist faculty in teaching a professional course.
The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate scholarships each year.
www.msu.edu /unit/fshn   (197 words)

  
 Food processing, science, packaging - Food industry - Eastern Europe
Spain’s Seda Solubles and Switzerland’s Alma Food have begun a joint-venture to tap growing demand for coffee supplies.
The US food firm will remove GM ingredients by 2007 as anti-GM attitudes grow in...
The market for frozen food, and particularly seafood, is one...
www.cee-foodindustry.com   (425 words)

  
 Department of Nutrition & Food Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
To advance nutrition, food safety and health by innovative research, progressive and high quality education of undergraduate and graduate students, and creative outreach education disseminated to the citizens of Maryland, the United States and the global marketplace.
The Department of Nutrition and Food Science (NFSC) is proud to offer undergraduate education in Dietetics (accredited by the American Dietetic Association), Food Science (with a major approved by the Institute of Food Technologists), and Nutritional Science (formerly known as Human Nutrition and Foods).
We encourage innovative research in food chemistry, processing and safety; human nutrition, diet and health; and molecular nutrition and the regulation of food intake, gene expression and metabolism.
www.agnr.umd.edu /NFSC   (437 words)

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