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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.

Updated August 2018:  Food Safety After a Fire (For Industry) 

Added August 2018

Seasonal Food Safety & Reminders - For Back-to-School

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California - Resources for Processing Foods (NEW!)

The following California organizations have collaborated on the new resources below for small-scale farmers and processors on how to produce your product safely and in compliance with applicable state and federal regulations: Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF), University of California Department of Food Science & Technology (UC Davis FST), UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) and the Western Regional Center for Food Safety (WRCEFS).

Updated/Added July 2018:

Seasonal Food Safety Information and Reminders: Summer

from foodsafety.gov

Added June 2018:

UC Food Blog

Missy Gable, Director of the UC Master Gardener Program shares tips for keeping a fall vegetable garden producing. Tips to prepare, plant, and grow a fall vegetable garden
Posted 9/14/2018 - The transition of fall is upon us and gardeners are busy tending to late summer harvests, pruning back perennials, prepping for slower plant growth and more. But fall doesn't have to be all about wrapping up the growing season. In fact, life is sprouting...

Strawberries! - Pacific Star Gardens Let them eat cherries: Planning a U-Pick operation on your farm
Posted 8/29/2018 - Farmers work long hours under the open sky, struggling to finish each day's planting, cultivating, pruning or picking before the sun sets. It's hard sometimes to imagine, while engaged in this day-to-day pressure, but city people often welcome the chance...

Site Creation date 6/1/2009
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