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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.

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January 19, 2017: FDA Announces Draft Guidance to Help Sprout Operations Comply with Produce Safety Rule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

Major differences between extra-early and late harvest peaches are return price, yield and fruit thinning cost. Late-harvest processing peaches produce more profit, new UC studies show
Posted 6/21/2017 - Tree fruit growers can receive premiums for delivering certain extra-early varieties of peaches, but peach farmers may net roughly $800 more per acre from late-harvest processing peaches than extra-early harvest varieties, according to new cost...

Blackberry boy UC's Pat Crawford weighs in on childhood obesity
Posted 5/31/2017 - Today marks the start of the 9th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. Since it's founding 18 years ago by UC ANR Specialist Pat Crawford, it has grown from a small gathering of California researchers, educators, and health care professionals to the...

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