On my other blog, GreenEyedGuide.blogspot.com, I like to provide more personal stories and posts not related to energy drinks or caffeine. Recently I’ve started a Day in the Life series where I share what it’s like to be a food scientist.

To read “The Xanthan Gum Disaster” – please click here

Like any dry powder in transit from the jar or bag to the weigh boat on a scale, some of it just seems to slide off the scoop onto the counter. As I assure my boss at the end of every day when he gives me that “Why is our white counter top so colorful” look, I never spill on purpose.

M&Ms Coated in Bacteria from Outer Space? Food Science in the News: Aug 2013