When Debomitra and I decided to build our career in the Food Science department, all we knew were just two words – Food Science! When we dived in to understand our career options, we were bombarded with different choices within Food Science and related questions. What is it? Should I choose nutrition, chemistry, biology, microbiology, … Continue reading Let’s breakdown Food Science
Why do we need a World Food Safety Day? Celebrating World Food Safety Day, 2020
Food is an essential and fundamental right of humans, and so is the safety of the food. Hence, it is essential to maintain the safety of food from farm to plate, therefore, necessary to monitor food throughout this chain. The WHO, in collaboration with FAO, is celebrating the second world food safety day 2020 under … Continue reading Why do we need a World Food Safety Day? Celebrating World Food Safety Day, 2020
COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Food Manufacturers.
I was sitting in front of the television, trying to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the entire world, and yet another breaking news flashes on the screen: “The Ohio government has declared a stay-at-home order” and “California has declared a complete lockdown.” Amidst all this chaos, my entire body stiffened, and many thoughts flooded … Continue reading COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Food Manufacturers.
Community service: A Foodful experience at Foodbank WA
Ever wondered where would you find your next meal? How would you support your family given an unexpected circumstance? Do you ever wake up and thank the almighty for another day of life rather than thinking about how to get to work before 9am? I’ve never thought about the importance of these questions until recently, … Continue reading Community service: A Foodful experience at Foodbank WA
World Food Safety Day 2019
Today on June 7th we witness food safety to be recognized as an internationally proclaimed event by the United Nations. The day when we remind ourselves that Food Safety is everyone’s business which is also the inaugural theme for the very first International Food Safety Day celebration. Image courtsey: FAO We take it for granted … Continue reading World Food Safety Day 2019