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January 19, 2017: FDA Announces Draft Guidance to Help Sprout Operations Comply with Produce Safety Rule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

UC Food Blog

Almond kernel emerging from dried hull. (Photo: Melissa L. Partyka) Enjoy your tree nuts: UC scientists help with regulatory compliance
Posted 3/14/2017 - California tree nut growers will soon have to comply with new agriculture water testing requirements under the Produce Safety Rule in the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). University of California researchers and advisors are holding seminars to...

Don't forget to label your seedlings, for proper space planning when transplanting. (Photo credit: Morguefiles.com) Start seedlings for your spring-summer vegetable garden
Posted 2/28/2017 - Get a jump start on your spring-summer vegetable garden. Start growing seedlings indoors now to have young plants ready to go into the ground when the weather warms and there is no longer a threat of frost. Growing vegetables from seeds is a passion for...

Site Creation date 6/1/2009
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