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Storage Wars: How Exploring the Pear Microbiome Can Help Improve Food Safety and Quality Outcomes During Storage

April 3, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Laura Strawn and Dr. Alexis Hamilton of Virginia Tech will be in the Wenatchee and Yakima areas on Monday, April 3rd, and Tuesday, April 4th. Their visit will be a part of a research project, funded by the Center for Produce Safety, entitled “A Metagenomic Approach to Food Safety Risk Mitigation in Pears.” The project was developed in response to a priority put forward by our industry and was supported throughout the consideration process.

More information on the project can be found here.

Dr. Laura Strawn and Dr. Alexis Hamilton of Virginia Tech will be presenting on their project and other relevant information regarding FSMA implementation. More information: Dr. Strawn and Dr. Hamilton

Everyone is invited to attend the seminar and meet and greet.

Location: WSU’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee (Large Conference Room, 1100 N. Western Avenue Wenatchee, WA  98801

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April 3, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center, Overley Bld. Room 102
1100 N. Western Ave.
Wenatchee, WA United States
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