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Helpful Books & DVDs @ the Harborside Library
Check out the Harborside Library shelves marked “Food Science” (TP1-TP500), “Food Safety” & “Food Analysis” (both in the TX500s section).
The following are also great food science resources:
The Science of Food
Harold McGee, author of On Food and Cooking , explains the chemistry of crema. Explore more everyday food science at NPR's Science Friday.
Science & Cooking Lecture Series @ Harvard
Featured Resource: Food Science Source
Find articles about Food Safety, Food & Beverage Science, Food Service, Processing, Packaging, Shipping, Culinary Innovation, and Product Development.
Food Science Source (EBSCO)
Many full-text articles from magazines and trade journals covering the food industry: Food Safety, Food & Beverage Science, Food Service, Processing, Packaging, Shipping, Culinary Innovation, and Product Development.
Search the Web for Free Articles
This search engine locates scholarly literature including articles that are accessible online.
(Include the phrases “full-text” or “view HTML” or “view PDF” in your search to help identify articles available full-text.)
Food Science Websites
Institute of Food Research
This United Kingdom-based organization focuses on food science and how it can improve health and reduce the risk of food-related diseases. Provides free access to organization’s research through newsletters and press releases.
Institute of Food Technologists
Read articles from Food Technology magazine. In the Education and Outreach section, find a basic overview of food science and simple experiments.
This site provides a list of links to federal government sites dealing with the topic "Food Science & Technology".
US FDA Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
This site's "Library of Chemistry" page features a large list of government, commercial, and educational links. See the "Food & Chemistry" section halfway down the page.
People are Talking ...
Check out what food-science-guru Harold McGee is reporting on these days! (He wrote the indispensible book "On Food and Cooking".)
Kitchen Mysteries with the Food Geek
Read easy-to-understand explanations to various food science questions.