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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.

The BPCS In-Person Course, Feb. 13-16, 2018: Open for Registration

Holiday Food Safety Resources 

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Updated Nov. 2017:  Key Facts about Preventive Controls for Human Food

Updated Oct. 23, 2017: FSMA Compliance Dates

Added October 2017: 

Untreated Surface Water:

Untreated Ground Water:

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Updated June 9, 2017:  Nuts and Nut Pastes

UC Food Blog

Highland Visit mountain mandarin orchards for tasty treats
Posted 11/29/2017 - Nestled in the rolling foothills of Placer County, just northeast of Sacramento, are more than 35 beautiful small family farms growing mandarin oranges. The warm days and cool nights in Penryn, Newcastle, Loomis, Lincoln and Auburn make this area a...

The Stokes sweet potato, right, has better color than the L-14-15-P experimental cultivar. Vibrant purple sweet potatoes are a healthful Thanksgiving surprise
Posted 11/20/2017 - Candied sweet potatoes – dripping with butter, brown sugar and pecans – or a casserole of mashed sweet potatoes smothered with toasted marshmallows are common sides on the Thanksgiving table. These rich dishes belie the true nature of sweet...

Site Creation date 6/1/2009
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