Should I Consider a Career in Food Science?

When people talk about the careers which lead to strong employment opportunities, typically nursing, teaching, and engineering are mentioned. However, studying food science also offers excellent employment prospects. The Institute of Food Technologists notes that a typical starting salary for a Bachelors-level food scientist is $50,000 a year. The demand for food scientists is also … Continue reading Should I Consider a Career in Food Science?

My Backyard Chickens Don’t Have Salmonella… Right?

NOTE: I realize I haven't posted in a while. My dad had a couple of strokes (which he is now recovering from nicely, so I've been a bit preoccupied with that. But back to back yard chickens. I loved chickens as a kid. I was definitely the kid who was snuggling cute, fuzzy, manure-dusted chicks … Continue reading My Backyard Chickens Don’t Have Salmonella… Right?