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Job Posting – Senior Manager, Product Development, NY Metro Area

Our client is a food and beverage company founded in 1982, which carries the commitment to use all the money it receives for charitable purposes. As of May 2017, they have donated over $490 million to thousands of deserving organizations around the world.

They seek a Senior Manager, Product Development, of both human and pet foods to work in their corporate headquarters in the New York Metro area. The individual will be working with co-manufacturers who formulate the products for our client based on the specifications provided.

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Job Posting – Senior Food Scientist, Northeast

Our client is a leading snack food manufacturer. They currently have an opportunity for a Senior Food Scientist at their facility in the Northeast.

The candidate will be responsible for leading all aspects of new product development from concept to commercialization. This individual will work closely with several cross-functional groups including manufacturing, sales and marketing.

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Brain responds differently to food rewards in bulimia nervosa

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered differences in how the brain responds to food rewards in individuals with a history of bulimia nervosa (BN), an eating disorder characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating followed by efforts of purging to avoid weight gain. The findings further define specific brain mechanisms involved in eating disorders and could help lead to new treatment therapies.

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The Surprising Food that Treats Diabetes

The Surprising Food that Treats Diabetes

Before you pass by those broccoli sprouts in the cooler at your local grocery store, you may want to add a few containers to your grocery cart. That’s because they help improve your blood sugar levels, particularly if you’re suffering from type 2 diabetes. That’s because research shows that sulforaphane found in broccoli sprouts as well as other cruciferous vegetables can help improve fasting glucose levels.

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Listeria: a persistent threat

Listeria: a persistent threat

Listeria became a hot topic in recent years and regardless the many industry guidelines and new legislation requirements, it still remains a big concern in the food industry, especially among the Ready-to-Eat food manufactures.

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Connecting the People & Science of Food & Farming

Connecting the People & Science of Food & Farming

Why should people interested in food and farming care about social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube? It’s really quite simple. Mass influence. Facebook reached 150 million users nearly three times faster than a cell phone. If you’re not at the table, you can’t be a part of constructing the conversation about nutrition, science and agriculture – nor can you counter the misinformation campaigns around food, fuel, feed or fiber.

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Faces of food safety: Meet Cedric Dial of the FSIS

Faces of food safety: Meet Cedric Dial of the FSIS

Cedric Dial, a consumer safety inspector in the Dallas District, has been a USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service civil servant for 18 years, while also serving as an U.S. Army Reservist for 17 years. He is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives in both of his chosen professions.

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How to manage a food safety crisis in the age of tweets, likes and snaps

How to manage a food safety crisis in the age of tweets, likes and snaps

Anthony LaFauce, vice president of the PNConnect division of PR firm Porter Novelli, sketched out a scenario: A mom in Wichita follows a yoga teacher on Instagram. Most of this teacher’s feed is pictures of yoga poses, tranquil scenes, sayings of self-affirmation, and healthy food.

Then the yoga teacher gets food poisoning at a chain restaurant. She adds an angry post with a hashtag decrying the restaurant and a link to a blog from someone else trashing the restaurant.

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Summer food safety is cool

As the temperatures heat up, our outside activities increase. Awareness to food safety can provide peace of mind for everyone involved. When you’re outside during the summer, be mindful of these tips:

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