Food Safety

WSU Consumer food safety specialist wins multiple food safety awards

Stephanie Smith’s research looks at how consumer food handling trends impact the general public. For her work, WSU’s Consumer Food Safety Specialist and assistant professor won first place from the Program Excellence Through Research Award from the Washington Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (WEAFCS). “It’s always a thrill for your research to be […]

Counter with fresh vegetables and a sign of local products.

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.