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Foodies unite as they taste test new products

Original post made on Jul 9, 2013

I love to eat, so when the opportunity came to taste test at a food lab in Livermore, I jumped at the chance. I felt even more excited when I found out that at the end of the test, I would get paid.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 7:33 AM


Posted by cie, a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jul 9, 2013 at 8:37 am

Nicely written article. I know the lab is always looking for more tasters. My children (now grown up) and I have been tasters for over a decade and are always excited when we are selected and meet the criteria.

Posted by Cassie, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 9, 2013 at 11:18 am

Anyone interested in taste testing at The National Food Lab can sign up at Web Link or learn more at Web Link

Posted by J Byrne, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 9, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Did you know that here in Pleasanton we also have a consumer testing site "The Consumer Learning Center" that does anything from food to cleaning and other types of consumer products. They pay you for your opinion and to sign up is really easy!

Here is the link:

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jul 9, 2013 at 5:27 pm

Who get excluded? Are "illegals" accepted? If so, I'll spread the word! Thank you.

Posted by Mike, a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jul 11, 2013 at 2:42 pm

Did this a couple of times back in the very early 80s. They paid 2 bucks a pop. When I think about driving to and from, wait time and questionnaire work front and back, I suspect the organization's accountants were laughing openly as they did the books; but I was in college then, and 2 bucks could get you close to a sixer.