Careers related to Food Safety

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians work with agricultural and food scientists to monitor food production and food safety.  

Agricultural science technicians typically develop and follow protocols to store crop and animal samples, operate farm equipment and maintain agricultural ... Read more

Chemistry Quality Control teams perform daily bench work. To meet required levels of quality, they test all raw materials, packing materials, and finished products according to standard operating procedures (SOPs). Technicians operate sophisticated test equipment and use advanced computers to ... Read more

Compliance Specialists manage their organization's need to obey regulations such as grant requirements, or local, state or federal laws regulating the industry.  This person may be responsible for preparing regulatory submissions for drugs, biologics and medical devices.  Compliance specialists ... Read more

Food inspectors provide inspections of organizations that handle and prepare food, including restaurants, supermarkets and even slaughterhouses. Food inspectors make sure food producers meet proper guidelines to ensure food is safe for human consumption.  Food inspectors can also ensure proper ... Read more

These positions are also known by other names such as laboratory support worker, clean room technician, cleaning technician, glasswasher, laboratory helper, laboratory aide, and equipment preparation technician. Generally only a high school diploma is required but an individual ... Read more

They work on experiments and procedures in research on projects and products that could cure disease, improve crops, help clean up the environment, and detect contaminated food.  There may be some routine work but the possibilities for a variety of tasks and independent thinking are huge if the ... Read more