UC Food Safety Home
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.
- FoodSafetyMonth.com - 20 Tips for 20 Years of National Food Safety Month (Videos)
- FightBac.org - Home Food Safety Mythbusters
- IFIC Foundation - "Kanny Kitchen: Food Safety Basics for a Hectic Life"
Update 9/19/14: FDA Seeks to Make FSMA Proposals More Flexible, Targeted
New Nut Safety Documents:
|Basic HACCP - A Food Safety System||10/20/2014|
|Advanced HACCP: Verification- Implementation- and Other Challenges||10/23/2014|
|Produce Safety: A Science-Based Framework Workshop||11/4/2014|
UC Food Blog
Testimonial: The value of a school garden
Posted 10/18/2014 - This is a real testimonial about the value of a school garden. I received an email recently from a teacher at a school where our University of California Cooperative Extension team installed garden beds this last school year. I have made minimal edits to...
Lessons from California’s urban farms
Posted 10/14/2014 - Urban farms are popping up around the state, and a UC ANR team recently took a close-up look at urban agriculture in California. In particular, we wanted to learn about farms in cities and on the edges of cities that are selling or distributing their...