Food Safety After a Disaster

For Consumers - What to do in case of emergencies

Post-2017 Fire Research & Resources 

All from University of California Cooperative Extension Sonoma County and the Citizen Science Initiative, following the October 2017 Northern California fires:

Effects of Wildfires on FDA-Regulated Establishments (FDA, letter 12-19-17 to California Department of Food and Agriculture and California Department of Public Health) (PDF 1.8 MB) 

For Growers and Industry

For Growers and Testing Laboratories

The following resources may help growers and testing laboratories determine appropriate testing methods for chemical and metal contaminants in foods.

Additional External Resources