Oregon State University

 Soaking “sprouted” foods at room temperature creates the risk of salmonella growth on popular snack foods, according to an Oregon State University study. The study is intended to provide information for both the industry and regulators.

“If this soaking phase happens at ambient temperature, then there is a significant food
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Focal Technologies, a Portland, OR-based startup, is using solar technology to reduce E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria in agricultural runoff. Now the firm has received a $210,000 state grant to further develop its passive treatment system known as “Ray.” Company officials say Ray can break down organic waste, as well
Continue Reading Grant assists firm using solar process to kill pathogens in water