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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

Eric Focht Have you tasted an avocado lately?
Posted 7/29/2015 - The lab of Mary Lu Arpaia, a Cooperative Extension subtropical horticulturalist with UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) and the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences at UC Riverside, hosts an avocado tasting each month on the...

Refined sugar (Photo: Ann Filmer) The health impacts of sugary drinks
Posted 7/28/2015 - Americans consume nearly three times the recommended amount of sugar every day, and about half the U.S. population consumes sugary drinks on any given day. Excess sugar consumption contributes to obesity, tooth decay, early menses in girls, and chronic...

Site Creation date 6/1/2009
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