A three-day symposium combining the expertise of faculty from Nanjing Agricultural University and the University of California at Davis is helping build the foundation of the One Health Center for Food Safety at NAU.
What happens when an exotic plant disease spreads across the agricultural fields of your state? Plant and agricultural product inspectors are the front-line troops for controlling or eliminating parasites, fungi, bacteria and viruses that could impact your state’s natural resources and cultivated agricultural products.
The United States prepares local farmers and the agriculture industry to protect themselves from acts of Agroterrorism. WIFSS is on board at 48th Annual Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Emergency Management & Homeland Security to lend expertise in training exercises.
The new FDA report on drug residues in milk concludes that milk is safe, but if they found any drugs at all, how safe can it really be?
The bond between UC Davis and Nanjing Agricultural University was further strengthened when the two universities met together this winter during a three week conference.
Researchers in the Western Center for Food Safety’s Atwill Water and Foodborne Zoonotic Disease Laboratory located with the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security are playing an important role in the FDA-funded Western Irrigation Water Project which is working to ensure safe water for agriculture through water quality surveillance and sharing of data with produce farmers and irrigation districts. Read about the teams’ work to ensure clean water for safer food.
A University of California-Davis research team is enrolling organic and conventional farms to participate in a research opportunity for small to medium size farms.
Greetings from WIFSS, and Happy New Year; just in case you missed them, here are some 2014 news stories highlighting WIFSS’s efforts in Research, Outreach, Training and International Programs.
Food safety research projects underway since a 2010 E. coli outbreak are helping answer questions faced by the leafy greens industry. The correlation between animal defection in vegetable fields and potential E. coli infection remains a concern.
At the One Health Food Safety Symposium held October 23 -24, in Nanjing, China, academia and government discussed the importance of a global education system to address the challenges of food safety in the 21st century.