Clamming is a popular recreational sport year-round in Northern California, though the most popular periods are during the late spring and summer when the lowest tides of the year expose tidal flats for a few brief hours at a time.
Although not typically on the minds of the public, regulation and inspection of animal feeds affects them every day, from keeping their pet foods safe to preventing BSE (“Mad Cow Disease”) from entering the United States. Feed inspection is also important to farmers and ranchers by safeguarding livestock feed thus ensuring that the meat, milk and eggs produced are safe for humans as well.
The One Health Food Safety Symposium contributed greatly to the on-going collaboration between NAU and UC Davis faculty. The symposium facilitated dialogue between NAU and UC Davis faculty and helped build the foundation of the One Health Center for Food Safety in Nanjing, China.
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.