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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.

WIFSS PSA Grower Training Courses

WIFSS PSA Grower Training Courses

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Trainings sponsored by the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, Jan. 15, 2019 in Davis, CA, and Jan. 16, 2019 in San Martin, CA.

BPCS In-Person Course, Feb. 12-15th, 2019, Registration now open!

Added January 2019: Seasonal Food Safety - A New Year

Added November 2018

Added October 2018:

 Added August 2018

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:

UC Food Blog

WillowCreek For family fun and treats - a winter farm visit
California farmers all over the state invite you to visit, shake off the city, learn a little and enjoy your holiday shopping the old-fashioned way; direct from the growers of winter fruits and creators of small-batch treats to fill your gift baskets....

USDA technician Paul Neipp presents a tray for lemon water tasting in one of the sensory lab booths. Lemon water tasting at UC research center kicks off an 18-month citrus sensory study
What flavors do you detect in a sip of lemon water? Are there notes of sweetness, sour, off flavors or fresh citrus taste? Scientists at the UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center and the USDA want to know every subtle taste sensation for...

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

Webmaster Email: zgates@ucdavis.edu