What Is Food Science?

  • Richard W. Hartel
  • AnnaKate Hartel


If you don’t finish your dinner, you’ll go to bed hungry! Parents have it right, you have to eat. Even before our forefathers crawled out of the ocean, food was an important part of life. Back then, one of our daily battles was finding the food we needed to survive, at least that is when we weren’t fending off bigger predators who, in turn, wanted to make a meal out of us. Like the fish in the proverbial food chain, we were looking for smaller fish to catch while the bigger ones were chasing our tails.


Food Supply Small Fish Grocery Store Nutritious Food Convenience Store 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard W. Hartel
    • 1
  • AnnaKate Hartel
    • 2
  1. 1.MadisonUSA
  2. 2.MadisonUSA

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