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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

October, 2014:  UC Food Safety website is now mobile-friendly.  

UC Food Blog

Sweetpotato classes, from left, are Jewell, Oriental, Jersey and Garnet. Photo courtesy of the California Sweetpotato Council. What’s the difference between yams and sweetpotatoes?
Posted 11/21/2014 - Do you know the difference between a yam and a sweetpotato? “A true yam is not grown in the U.S., it's found in South America,” says Jason Tucker, vice president of the California Sweetpotato Council. Real yams have dry, dark flesh and are...

Guide for parents helps teach kids healthy practices early in life. Parents can make healthful eating fun for kids
Posted 11/20/2014 - New parents sometimes joke that they wish babies, like consumer products, would come with an instruction manual. Because, ultimately, parents want to do what's best to keep their children healthy, but what's best to do isn't always intuitive. To help to...

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