UC Food Safety Home
Welcome to the University of California Food Safety website. Research and Extension faculty at UC Davis (Drs. Linda Harris and Trevor Suslow) are the hosts for this site but current information from any UC campus will be included. From here link to presentations, publications, and other websites with information related to the production, harvest, and processing of foods. The emphasis is on microbial food safety but many other subjects related to food such as biotechnology, food quality and food security are also addressed.
Newly Added to Website
September is National Food Safety Education Month for 2014! You can learn more at these and other Food Safety websites.
- FoodSafetyMonth.com - 20 Tips for 20 Years of National Food Safety Month (Videos)
- FightBac.org - Home Food Safety Mythbusters
- IFIC Foundation - "Kanny Kitchen: Food Safety Basics for a Hectic Life"
Update 9/19/14: FDA Seeks to Make FSMA Proposals More Flexible, Targeted
New Nut Safety Documents:
UC Food Blog
Make it a healthy Halloween!
Posted 10/29/2014 - Around this time of year, candy is flying off the shelves and headed to a classroom or workplace party near you. It's not too late to mix things up this year, by bringing one of many creative fruit and vegetable goodies to your spooky bash. What...
Pests make it challenging to grow chile peppers
Posted 10/24/2014 - Ethiopian, Mexican and Thai cuisine all taste distinctly different, but they have something in common: chile peppers. Demand for chile peppers is growing steadily and California is a leading producer of the vegetable that adds spice to life. Cash...