Postharvest and Food Safety

Postharvest Loss Management and Food Safety Research Program

AREA researchers are working to introduce new postharvest technologies and practices to reduce crop loss and improve marketability of food products. AREA is focusing on monitoring aflatoxin contamination in crops and identifying better ways to handle agricultural products. Reseaerchers are introducing technologies to decrease postharvest losses and improve food safety. AREA's trainings focus on food safety and helping farmers and potential exporters meet U.S. food export regulations.

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