- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Occupational Outlook Handbook for Agricultural and Food Scientists
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
US. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
- FoodIndustry.Com: Web guides and sites for food industry professionals
Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is the main professional group for food scientists with more than 28,000 members. The Institute also has an active Student Association (IFTSA). The Southern California Section of IFT (SCIFTS) provides many opportunities for scholarships and professional networking at the local level through regular activities.