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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.

September is National Food Safety Month!  

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National Food Safety Month Resources (CDC)

National Food Safety Education Month Resources (Partnership for Food Safety Education)

Resources in Spanish (Partnership for Food Safety Education)

   

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January 19, 2017: FDA Announces Draft Guidance to Help Sprout Operations Comply with Produce Safety Rule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

Crushing strawberries for strawberry jam. (Photo: UC Master Food Preserver Program of Orange County) Partnering with produce providers
Posted 9/13/2017 - What's one way to combat food waste, save money, and expand food knowledge? Ask a UC Master Food Preserver. Or rather, have a group of dedicated volunteers do a hands-on demo at a CSA pick-up location. Tanaka Farms, located in Orange County, did just...

A beautiful pitahaya The beautiful and healthful pitahaya thrives in Southern California
Posted 8/31/2017 - Farmer Arian Williams is successfully tending 16 acres of avocados in the De Luz area of Temecula, but he and his wife came to the 10th annual UC Pitahaya Festival in August to see whether there is commercial potential in...

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

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