dried fruits and nuts

WSU researchers join $9.8M project to study low-moisture food safety

Low-moisture foods, like cereals and flour, dried fruit and nuts, have been recalled repeatedly in the last few years, posing health risks to consumers and economic threats to businesses. Juming Tang Juming Tang, Regents Professor…

Mixed nuts and dried fruits in bowls, top view.

WSU-Led Research Team Finds New Pest Control Process – Bad for Bugs, Great for Environment

PULLMAN, Wash. – Radio waves, not environmentally damaging chemicals, may be the new, best, post-harvest process for debugging dried fruits and nuts, according to a team of researchers led by Washington State University professor Juming Tang. Using radio waves that generate heat to kill the insects hiding in nuts and dried fruits provides a good […]