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North Carolina researchers seek organic alternative to chlorine

May 24, 2013

The Grower Melissa Shipman North Carolina State University, in partnership with the University of Tennessee, has secured a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to improve the safety of organic produce. The group’s study, “Alternative Post-harvest Washing Solutions to Enhance the Microbial Safety and Quality of Organic Fresh Produce,” began in fall […]

NCSU bags $2M organic foods research grant

March 05, 2013

RALEIGH – A group of N.C. State University researchers will share in a $2 million grant to naturally improve the safety of organic produce. The $2 million grant, which comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) program, will be shared with scientists at the University of Tennessee Institute […]

North Carolina, Tennessee scientists teaming up to improve organic produce safety

March 04, 2013

The Southeast Farm Express By Justin Moore, North Carolina State University A group of scientists at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and North Carolina State University are working together to improve the safety of organic produce — naturally. Their study, “Alternative Post-harvest Washing Solutions to Enhance the Microbial Safety and Quality of Organic […]