UC Food Safety Home

Research and Extension faculty at UC Davis, Drs. Erin DiCaprio and Linda J. Harris, welcome you to the University of California Food Safety website. You can find events, presentations, publications and website links related to the safe production, harvest and processing of foods. The emphasis is microbial food safety but food biotechnology, food quality, and food security are also addressed.  You can also find publications, website links, and resources for consumer food safety. 

Added August/July 2019

Post-2017 Fire Safety Research & Resources 

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

Added June 2019

Added May 2019 - Summer Food Safety Season

Also Added May 2019

Added April 2019 

  • FDA en Espanol - Contains links to FSMA documents for industry in Spanish, as well as general consumer links and other information.

Added March 2019

Enforcement Discretion for the Requirements of the Produce Safety Rule

The FDA announced that it intends to exercise enforcement discretion for the requirements of the Produce Safety Rule as they apply to entities growing, harvesting, packing, and holding wine grapes, hops, pulses, and almonds. (FDA, March 28, 2019)

Added February 2019

Flour and Cereal Grains - Outbreaks and Recalls

Nuts and Nut Pastes