- Author: Ben Faber
Using ozone to improve fresh fig
shelf life with Leili Afsah Hejri
Figs, like many other fresh fruit, suffer from postharvest loss due to fungal pathogens and shrivel. Leili Afsah Hejri, a scientist working in food safety, has been examining the use of ozone as a post-harvest treatment for sanitation as well as improving fruit quality. In this episode, she discusses the results of a recently published trial with Phoebe.
Thank you to the Almond, Pistachio, Prune, and Walnut Boards of California for their kind donations. Thank you to Muriel Gordon for the music.
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