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Investigator: Killinger, K.

Searching for Organic Antimicrobials

Organic food production in Washington State is expanding rapidly. However, this industry is hampered by the lack of effective antimicrobial agents which can be used…

Sustainable Sanitation Technique for Postharvest Quality and Safety of Organic Fruits

A robust infrastructure is integral to the quality, growth and sustainability of the organic agriculture industry, including requirements for product safety. The microbial safety of…

Sustainable Sanitation Technique for Postharvest Quality and Safety of Organic Fruits

The postharvest quality of small fruits is limited by fungal growth caused by spoilage organisms such as Penicillium expansum and Botrytis cinerea. Furthermore, the microbial…

Food Safety in Organic Production