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Research and Extension faculty at UC Davis, Drs. Linda Harris 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.

Newly Added to Website - June 2015

US Recalls of Nuts (updated 6-5-15) (PDF 171 KB)

New - March 2015

Listeria monocytogenes Guidance on Environmental Monitoring and Corrective Actions in At-risk Foods - July 7, 2014 (GMA) (PDF 384 KB)

Assessment of General RPC Cleanliness As Delivered for Use in Packing and Distribution of Fresh Produce - Final Report (Trevor Suslow, UC Davis, Oct. 2014) (PDF 724 KB)

New - February 2015

Food Safety Tips for Your Edible Home Garden (English) (PDF 403 KB)

New - January 2015

Bibliography

Outbreaks, Recalls, Surveys, Survival, and Inactivation

 

UC Food Blog

UC ANR nutrition educator teaches the Plan, Shop, Save & Cook curriculum. Food assistance and education combine to ease food insecurity
Posted 7/7/2015 - Celebrities have taken the “food stamp challenge,” trying to feed themselves on a budget equivalent to federal food benefits for the poor. Most have failed, but UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) has found a way to help low-income...

Childcare providers must serve only fat-free or low-fat unsweetened, plain milk for kids two years or older. NPI study: Law improves beverage environment in California childcare
Posted 6/30/2015 - Obesity among preschoolers is a serious health problem, with one in four obese or overweight by the time the child is ready for kindergarten. Given that well over half of preschool age children are in childcare, UC ANR Nutrition Policy Institute...

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

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