Interested in food science? You should be!

Food is essential for life, yet food production accounts for over 30% of all greenhouse gas emissions. More than half of food sold is wasted while 1 in 10 people is food insecure and get sick from contamination. The global food system is in crisis and food scientists are in high demand in government, industry, and research. Explore our undergraduate food science program to discover all that food science at Carleton University has to offer, including exciting career opportunities. Explore our graduate programs to participate in exciting research that aims to improve the safety, quality, and sustainability of food production.

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