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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.

Better Process Control School In-Person, Feb. 14- 17, 2017: Registration now open.

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January 19, 2017: FDA Announces Draft Guidance to Help Sprout Operations Comply with Produce Safety Rule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

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UC Food Blog

Pecan Pie is a Southern favorite. The ingredients in this one, Pecan pie: A holiday tradition and a treat
Posted 12/20/2016 - “Ahh, nuts!” This time of year, you're probably thinking “Ahh, pecans!” And particularly, “Ahh, pecan pie!” We do love our pecans. The U.S. produces 80 to 95 percent of the world's pecans, and most are grown in...

Steven Palomeres, former intern at WOW farms in West Oakland shares his experience in urban farming Youth speak, we listen: Youth voices in urban agriculture and building the UC connection
Posted 12/13/2016 - For many youth in California, agriculture is becoming part of their urban experience. Urban farms, edible parks, and garden education programs are thriving in cities across the state. These places grow food, teach youth job skills, create community green...

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