Food Products

Alum-Driven Business Expands Homemade, Local Hummus in Tough Economy

CLARKSTON, Wash.—May 2010 wasn’t the best time for Heath and Tish Barnes to launch their new hummus business. The bad economy aside, Bronzestone Hummus was competing with not only big-name U.S. labels like Sabra and Tribe, but also with other companies introducing their brands at the same time. But the Barneses had a huge advantage: […]

WSU Microwave Technology Earns Second FDA Approval

PULLMAN, Wash. – Efforts to commercialize a new microwave-based technology for food preservation, developed by a team led by Washington State University scientist Juming Tang, are gaining momentum with a second approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its use in preserving what it calls “non-homogeneous” food – in this case, salmon fillets […]

WSU Extension Webinar Features Farm-to-Table Food Safety Sept. 1

PULLMAN, Wash.— Food safety issues – from produce in the field to meals on the table – will be the focus of the next installment of Washington State University Extension’s “Research that Works for You” Webinar series. The presentation will begin at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 1, at