Food Science & Nutrition Publications

32 Publications

Perspective on Dietary Risk Assessment of Pesticide Residues in Organic Food

Benbrook, C. and B. Baker. May 2014. Sustainability.

Pesticide Dietary Risk Analytical System

The M2M Dietary Risk Analytical System allows users to evaluate the pesticide residues and risks in food. Users can compare conventional and organic foods, foods grown in different countries and examine how pesticide residues have changed since the implementation of the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996.

Organic Production Enhances Milk Nutritional Quality by Shifting Fatty Acid Composition: A United States-Wide, 18-Month Study

Benbrook CM, Butler G, Latif MA, Leifert C, Davis DR (2013) PLoS ONE 8(12):e82429.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082429  Key findings and media coverage available HERE.

Measure to Manage

Program page for the Measure to Manage (M2M) program at CSANR.  Farm and food diagnostics for sustainability and health.

Initial Reflections on the Annals of Internal Medicine Paper “Are Organic Foods Safer and Healthier than Conventional Alternatives? A Systematic Review”

Charles Benbrook; September 2012.

Can we grow more nutritious fruits and vegetables using organic farming methods?

(Recorded Webinar) Andrews, Preston. WSU. 2011.

Stability of anthocyanins in frozen and freeze-dried raspberries during long-term storage: In relation to glass transition

Syamaladevi, R. M., Sablani, S. S., Tang, J., Powers, J. and Swanson, B. G. 2011. Journal of Food Science 76: 414-421.

Helping Sustain Agriculture in Africa

WSU scientist Lynne Carpenter-Boggs is working with an international group of scientists to help find bean varieties and microbial inoculates that will improve yields on the ancient soils that farms in many parts of Africa must contend with. Dr. Carpenter-Boggs took a Flip camera to Africa and shot some wonderful footage of farms, people and animals.

Quality of Organically and Conventionally Grown Apples and Strawberries

Research on apple and strawberry by Dr. Preston Andrews, Dr. John Reganold, and Dr. Neil Davies.

Microbiology of Water: Irrigation to Ingredient

A powerpoint created by Dr. K. Killinger, WSU.

WSU Extension – Food Safety

WSU Food Safety website.

Effects of air and freeze drying on phytochemical content of conventional and organic berries

Sablani, S. S., Andrews, P. K., Davies, N. M., Walters, T., Saez, H., Bastarrachea, L. 2011. Drying Technology 29: 205-216

Aging of amorphous raspberry powder: enthalpy relaxation and fragility

Syamaladevi, R. M., Sablani, S. S. and Swanson, B. G. 2010. Journal of Food Engineering 101: 32-40

Effect of thermal treatments on phytochemicals in conventionally and organically grown berries

Sablani, S. S., Andrews, P. K., Davies, N. M., Walters, T., Saez, H., Syamaladevi, R. M., and Mohekar, P. R. 2010. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 90: 769-778

WSU Field Day and Organic Farm, Puyallup, On‐Farm Mock GAP Certification

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) handbook.

Yield, Protein and Nitrogen Use Efficiency of Spring Wheat: Evaluating Field-Scale Performance

Chapter 17 in Climate Friendly Farming: Improving the Carbon Footprint of Agriculture in the Pacific Northwest. Full report available at http://csanr.wsu.edu/pages/Climate_Friendly_Farming_Final_Report/.

Food Safety Starts on the Farm: Produce and Pathogens, Factors Influencing Presence, Survival and Growth – Fall 2008

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Food Safety Starts on the Farm: Introduction to Foodborne Illness and Foodborne Pathogens – Spring 2008

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP): An Overview

A powerpoint presentation developed by Richard H Dougherty, School of Food Science, Washington State University that introduces GAP concepts.

Produce Food Safety

A powerpoint created by Dr. K. Killinger, WSU.

Influence of processing on phytonutrient content of organic and conventional raspberries and blueberries

Poster presentation – BIOAg Research Symposium 2008.

High Tunnels: Improving Crop Quality, Extending the Season, and Increasing Farm Profitability – Summer 2007

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Nutritional Value of Winter and Spring Wheat: A Comparison of historic and Modern Varieties – Summer 2007

Article in Sustaining the Pacific Northwest Newsletter

Apple orchard productivity and fruit quality under organic, conventional, and integrated management.

Peck GM, Andrews PK, Reganold JP, Fellman JK. 2006. HortScience 41:99-107.

Soil and winegrape quality in biodynamically and organically managed vineyards.

J. R. Reeve, L. Carpenter-Boggs, J. P. Reganold, A. L. York, G. McGourty, and L. P. McCloskey. 2005. Amer. J. Enol. Vitic. 56: 367-376.

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