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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.

Update 9/19/14:  FDA Seeks to Make FSMA Proposals More Flexible, Targeted

New Nut Safety Documents:

Publications on the Microbial Safety of Nuts and Sesame Seeds (updated 6-26-14) (PDF 183 KB)

Outbreaks from Tree Nuts, Peanuts, and Sesame Seeds (updated 5-27-14) (PDF 76 KB)

US Recalls of Nuts (updated 5-27-14) (PDF 67 KB)

Surveys for Foodborne Pathogens on Nuts (updated 5-27-14) (PDF 101 KB)

Survival of Foodborne Pathogens on Nuts (new doc 5-29-14) (PDF 55 KB)



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UC Food Blog

Site Creation date 6/1/2009
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