By Jessica Roth, intern, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – WSU Tri-Cities recently launched an initiative to combat the growing need for food availability and improve population health and wellbeing on campus.
By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students who run out of food money will not have to go hungry thanks to a new donor-funded program called Cougs Feeding Cougs. WSU believes it could be a model for universities nationwide.
WOODINVILLE, Wash. – The need to integrate management of natural resources like water, energy and food in the greater Seattle area will be discussed during the free, interactive Urban Food-Energy-Water Summit on Friday, Nov. 18, in the Brightwater Convention Center.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The next time you sink your teeth into a hot, crispy french fry, consider the threats that stand between you and this iconic food. Newly emerged viruses threaten the U.S. potato industry, including potatoes grown in Washington.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences and Alyssa Patrick, Office of Economic Development PULLMAN, Wash. – Consumer demand for safe, high quality, additive-free packaged foods is on the rise. Washington State University is advancing toward meeting this demand thanks to two recent investments in innovative food processing technology based on […]
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – More than three billion people worldwide depend on rice for survival, and the number is expected to climb as the developing world grows. In Asia every hectare devoted to rice produces food for 27 people. By 2050, each hectare will need to support at […]
By Amy Veneziano, Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Having studied soil contamination and its effect on food sources worldwide, it seems fitting that Ph.D. student Patrick Freeze of Washington State University should win a Fulbright grant during the United Nations International Year of Soil.
By Angela Lenssen, School of Food Science SEATTLE – Food safety and law experts will discuss the effects of and compliance with new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules at a public workshop Nov. 19-20 at the Double Tree by Hilton, Seattle Airport, 18740 International Blvd. The rules are scheduled for release Nov. 13.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PORTLAND, Ore. – Food sanitation, including proposed regulatory changes to a federal food safety act, will be discussed at a regional workshop Nov. 11-12 at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel here.