WSU establishes food processing center

of Washington State University This photo shows seafood fettuccini before, left, and after processing using the microwave assisted pasteurization system (MAPS) developed by Washington State University.

Washington State University has received a $4 million grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture to establish a Center of Excellence for Food Safety Processing Technologies.

WSU will also use several other grants to create the center, which will help introduce laboratory developments in food processing to the industry.

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