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Food Science Curriculum (PDF | 2.2 MB)

Illinois Board of Education.

Curriculum for high school students that focuses on the different aspects of food science.

Canning Process

Canned Food Alliance. Mealtime.org.

Highlights the steps in the canning process.

Corn Refining Process

Corn Refiners Association.

Highlights the steps in corn refining.

Dairy Science & Technology Education Series

University of Guelph, Canada.

Describes the process of grading and processing dairy products.

Facts About Natural Sausage Casings

International Natural Sausage Casing Association.

Provides information on the various types of sausage casings as well as the process involved in producing them.

Food Additives and Premarket Approval

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition.

Provides a list of resources for premarket approval of food and color additives as well as notification programs for food ingredients and packaging components.

High Altitude Food Preparation Guide

Colorado State University Cooperative Extension.

Provides information on various methods of food preparation at high altitudes.

Journal of Food Science Education

Institute of Food Technologists.

A peer-reviewed journal of current research and reviews in the area of food science.

Chemistry Reference Documents

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Provides information on various aspects of chemistry with specific resources on food additives.

Meat Science on the Web


Provides links to various articles in Meat Science, a professional journal for professionals working in the field of food science and technology.


University of Guelph, Canada.

Provides information on methods and equipment used for pasteurization.

Popcorn Facts

The Popcorn Board.

Provides various resources and activities designed to educate students on popcorn.

Rice Knowledge Bank

International Rice Research Institute.

Provides information on training and rice production.

Pasteurization Resources

USDA. NAL. Food Safety Research Information Office.

Provides a brief overview of pasteurization and an extensive list of online resources, including educational items, listservs, and reports.