Food Safety

Phytochemicals: Natural Remedies for Emerging Viral Infection

November 02, 2015

Phytochemicals: Natural Remedies for Emerging Viral Infection, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. 2015. Lloghalu U (1), Khatiwada P (2), Khatiwada J (1), Williams LL (1). Author Affiliations 1. North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies 2. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Biological Sciencesf Abstract Noroviruses […]

Keep Summer Produce Healthy and Safe

June 01, 2014

Published in Cabarrus Magazine June 2014. Read the PDF: Williams Cab Mag June 2014 A recent study published in the journal Brain Research, found that the phytochemicals anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins are effective in protecting against the loss of nerve cell function in the brain brought on by Parkinson’s Disease. One of the lead scientists on the study […]

NC Research Campus Boosting FSMA Compliance

July 14, 2013

Published in Food Protection Trends, July-August 2013 The NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, just north of Charlotte, possesses scientific expertise and instrumentation that can boost the ability of companies and organizations to comply with the more stringent requirements for safety plans and product testing under the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food […]

Leading the Charge for Food Safety as Part of a Healthy Diet

June 20, 2013

Published by Business Today, June 2013 Blueberries and brain health, chia seeds and their nutritional impact, broccoli and preventing eye disease — these are examples of some of the most recent findings from the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis. The catch is that people can only enjoy the health benefits of fruits and vegetables if […]

Hand-washing stations help farmers reduce food safety risks

April 24, 2012

By Justin Moore, North Carolina State University As food safety issues continue to garner national attention, North Carolina State University is helping farmers in the state take steps to manage food safety risks. North Carolina State has developed two portable hand-washing station prototypes as customizable models for local growers in an effort to help them […]