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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.

Reposted November 13, 2018

Added November 2018

Added November 2018: Seasonal - Holiday & Winter Food Safety

CDC Food Safety Tips for Holidays

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 Added August 2018

California - Resources for Processing Foods (NEW!)

The following California organizations have collaborated on the new resources below for small-scale farmers and processors on how to produce your product safely and in compliance with applicable state and federal regulations: Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF), University of California Department of Food Science & Technology (UC Davis FST), UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) and the Western Regional Center for Food Safety (WRCEFS).

Updated/Added July 2018:

UC Food Blog

UC Master Food Preserver volunteers perform outreach at tribal communities. (Photo: Barbara Goldberg) UC Master Food Preserver volunteers in tribal communities
Posted 6/5/2018 - Throughout Humboldt and Del Norte counties, the UC Master Food Preserver Program is actively engaging with tribal members. In fact, the UC Master Food Preserver volunteers have been “jamming it up” since 2017 with over 15 workshops for tribal...

Nathan Punh, left, talks with UCCE farm advisor Margaret Lloyd, who works with about 60 Mien farms in the Sacramento area. Strawberry stands sell berries fresh from the field
Posted 5/30/2018 - Slugs, snails, ants, aphids, spider mites and inclement weather conspire against strawberry growers harvesting perfect red berries to sell.  “Farming is hard work,” said Fam Lee, as she pulled a weed from a row of strawberry plants....

Site Creation date 6/1/2009
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