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Research and Extension faculty at UC Davis, Drs. Erin DiCaprio, 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.

Enjoy your summer...remember Picnic Food Safety!

 

Updated June 9, 2017:  Nuts and Nut Pastes

Updated April 6, 2017: FSMA Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food 

Update March 31, 2017: Guidance for Industry: Recognition of Acceptable Unique Facility Identifier (UFI) for the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs Regulation

Updated April & February 2017: Nuts and Nut Pastes

Added March 2017: Agricultural Water

Added January 2017: Sprouts

January 19, 2017: FDA Announces Draft Guidance to Help Sprout Operations Comply with Produce Safety Rule

UC Food Blog

This poster played an important role in discouraging food waste and encouraging food conservation on the American home front during World War I. Noted artist Edward Penfield created the poster. It's held in the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Food waste is an ethical and environmental issue
Posted 7/14/2017 - Summer brings an abundance of luscious and healthy fruits and vegetables. It's easy to buy more than we can eat, which sometimes results in #foodwaste. In a guest blog post for the UC Food Observer, UC researcher Wendi Gosliner (part of...

Volunteers gather in the garden before the first outdoor lesson. The course is taught by Lisa Paniaqua, standing on the left, school garden sustainability coordinator for UC CalFresh in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties. School gardens get new life from UC Cooperative Extension volunteers
Posted 7/13/2017 - When children grow their own fresh fruits and vegetables, they are much more likely to eat healthy food, so for decades California politicians, teachers and nutrition educators have advocated for a garden in every school. However, UC Cooperative...

Site Creation date 6/1/2009
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