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Research and Extension faculty at UC Davis, Drs. Linda Harris, Erin DiCaprio, 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.

Produce Safety Alliance Train-the-Trainer Course, March 14-15th, 2017:  Registration now open.

Better Process Control School In-Person, Feb. 14- 17, 2017: Registration now open. 

Updated February 2017: Nuts and Nut Pastes

Added January 2017: Sprouts

January 19, 2017: FDA Announces Draft Guidance to Help Sprout Operations Comply with Produce Safety Rule

Added October 2016:

Hazard and Control Guides (from HACCP Information page)

Added June 2016: 

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UC Food Blog

UC Davis researcher Karen LeGrand with Thort Chuong, in front of another farmer's nethouse in Cambodia built after they helped connect scientists, farmers, and marketers with technologies from the Horticulture Innovation Lab. Building trust in food systems – here and in Cambodia
Posted 2/21/2017 - What is the role of trust in our food system? Here in the United States, our trust in food is often implicit. We can generally trust that the fruits and vegetables we buy at a grocery store or farmers market are safe to eat — and we are often free...

UC research in The Gambia has revealed microbial changes in breast milk characteristics during the country's two distinct seasons - when food supplies differ significantly. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Changes in breast milk sugars impact babies’ health and growth
Posted 2/8/2017 - When it comes to nursing moms and their babies, an elegant web of cause and effect connects climate, breast milk, gut microbes and infant health. That web was clearly illustrated by a recently published study involving 33 women and their babies in the...

Site Creation date 6/1/2009
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