Why do onions make you cry?

Why do onions make you cry?

We think of onions as harmless root vegetables, but they’re actually clever bulbed bombs ready to defend themselves against all would-be consumers. They quietly lie waiting in farmer’s fields and grocery bins, but spring to action when a hungry critter bares its teeth or the chef’s blade comes down. The attack is a familiar one. After the first cut, an onion transforms itself into a terrorizing weapon of tear production. But why do onions make us cry? And how can we protect ourselves from this onslaught of tears?

Job Posting – Product Development Scientist, Reno, Nevada

Our client is a manufacturer of organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegan and kosher bakery products. The company has achieved extraordinary growth in the Organic and Natural Foods sector. They have developed a culture based on innovation, creativity and a supportive healthy work environment. The company knows their success is dependent upon the collective energy and intelligence of their employees. Management encourages an entrepreneurial, unconventional, continued learning approach; and the result is a team of people who are engaged and motivated to help the company grow and prosper. They have an exciting new opportunity for a Product Development Scientist at their facility in Reno, Nevada.

Food Scientists Create Diabetic-friendly Bread

Food Scientists Create Diabetic-friendly Bread

A team of food scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully formulated a recipe for making healthier bread by adding a natural plant pigment, called anthocyanin, extracted from black rice. This new bread option gets digested at a slower rate – hence improving blood glucose control – and is high in antioxidants, among other health benefits. This is the first study where anthocyanin extract has been fortified into a bread product, and the findings open up new possibilities of creating healthier, diabetic-friendly food products.

Target to partner with MIT on city farming, other food science projects

The retailer will work with MIT on various food science projects, including urban farming, as it looks to improve its grocery offering.

Target TGT 2.18% is increasingly turning to geeks to improve its stores.

Last month, the retailer said it would team up with Techstars, a leading technology startup accelerator, for a program next year that will provide funding and mentoring to small up-and-coming companies focused on retail technology.

Now, Target is collaborating with technologists to help it improve its game in another high-stakes area: its multi-billion dollar food business.

Job Posting – Sr. Scientist, Implementation & Support

Our client is a major pet food company dedicated to nutrition technology. They are a leader in developing innovative, cost effective, healthy and flavorful products. They currently have a new opportunity for a Sr. Scientist, Implementation & Support at their facility in the Midwest.

Their mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationship between people and their pets by providing the best, leading-edge pet nutrition technology, products and expertise to pet owners, veterinary professionals and other key pet professionals worldwide. The Company is a globally-recognized Best Place to Work.