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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.

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January 19, 2017: FDA Announces Draft Guidance to Help Sprout Operations Comply with Produce Safety Rule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

Al Sirin Nar Rainbow of potential alternative pomegranate varieties
Posted 4/26/2017 - Almost all pomegranates grown in the United States are one variety: Wonderful. John Chater, a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Riverside, wants to change that. He would like to broaden the varieties of pomegranates available so that...

Mary Lu Arpaia inspecting locally produced avocados being sold in a road side stall. (Photo: Mark Hoddle) UC ANR scientists help fledgling Tanzania avocado industry
Posted 4/18/2017 - Dedicated growers and research support from the University of California have made avocados a California success story. As part of the UC Global Food Initiative, which is channeling UC resources toward sustainably feeding the world's growing population,...

Site Creation date 6/1/2009
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