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Research and Extension faculty at UC Davis, Drs. Linda Harris, Erin DiCaprio, and Trevor Suslow, welcome you to the University of California Food Safety website. Link to presentations, publications, and websites related to the production, harvest and processing of foods. The emphasis is microbial food safety but food biotechnology, food quality, and food security are also addressed.

Produce Safety Alliance Train-the-Trainer Course, March 14-15th, 2017:  Registration now open.

Better Process Control School In-Person, Feb. 14- 17, 2017: Registration now open. 

Updated February 2017: Nuts and Nut Pastes

Added January 2017: Sprouts

January 19, 2017: FDA Announces Draft Guidance to Help Sprout Operations Comply with Produce Safety Rule

Added October 2016:

Hazard and Control Guides (from HACCP Information page)

Added June 2016: 

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UC Food Blog

UC research in The Gambia has revealed microbial changes in breast milk characteristics during the country's two distinct seasons - when food supplies differ significantly. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Changes in breast milk sugars impact babies’ health and growth
Posted 2/8/2017 - When it comes to nursing moms and their babies, an elegant web of cause and effect connects climate, breast milk, gut microbes and infant health. That web was clearly illustrated by a recently published study involving 33 women and their babies in the...

Evaluator John Vasquez Jr., (right foreground) talks to the Lil' Peppers. From left are  Elijah and Maleah Desmarais, and Jessie Means. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey) A super bowl of chili: Something to crow about
Posted 1/30/2017 - Life is just a bowl of…ch...no, not cherries! Chili! Make that chicken chili. When the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons square off at Super Bowl Sunday on Feb. 5 in Houston, odds are that feathers will fly and football fans will...

Site Creation date 6/1/2009
Webmaster for site:  Zann Gates

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