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19-1012 Food Scientists and Technologists

Use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the principles underlying the processing and deterioration of foods; analyze food content to determine levels of vitamins, fat, sugar, and protein; discover new food sources; research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful; and apply food science knowledge to determine best ways to process, package, preserve, store, and distribute food.

Agricultural and Food Scientists (broad occupation)

Life Scientists (minor group)

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations (major group)

List of SOC Major Groups

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Last Modified Date: October 26, 2009