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Area Specialized Extension Agent | North Carolina State Univerisity
September 13, 2014 | US - NC - Fayetteville, Master's level with 3-5 year experience in Food Safety  Job SummaryThe Area Specialized Extension Agent has primary responsibility for planning, executing, and evaluating an integr
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Science Group Leader - Food, Nutrition & Health | Plant & Food Research
September 11, 2014 | NZL - Nationwide, With an appropriate postgraduate qualification (PhD), you will combine a record of achievement in relevant gastrointestinal & immune health science with proven leadership of high impact research progr
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Food Safety Market Manager | Decagon Devices, Inc.
September 8, 2014 | US - WA - Pullman, Qualifications5-10 years experience in microbiology within the food industry5-10 years experience with food safety schemes like HACCP, HARPC, FSSC 22000, GFSI, BRC, SQF, etc.Familiarity with t
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2013 IFT Salary Survey Report

The 2013 IFT Salary Survey Report is now available online. Examine the data gathered from IFT U.S. members to compare salaries by business sector, background, geography, and more. The report is free to members.

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Director –Special Projects, Core Technology
The Kellogg Company

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