Who We Are

We bring people together from a wide variety of disciplines to address water quality, and food safety and security problems, through research and training.

About Us

Our Curriculum

Our One Health curriculum focuses on preventing 600 million foodborne illnesses. Read about it here and here.

Current Courses

We’re currently offering in-person PSA training courses and DHS-certified disaster preparedness courses.

Featured Training

FREE DHS-Certified Training for Rural Communities

The Rural Domestic Preparedness (RDPC) and the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security (WIFSS) have partnered to develop a set of training classes for emergency responders and managers in rural communities.

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05dec8:00 am5:00 pmAWR-328, Taylorville, UTAll Hazards Preparedness for Animals in Disasters8:00 am - 5:00 pm

06dec8:00 am5:00 pmMGT 448, Taylorville, UTAll Hazards Planning for Animal, Agricultural, and Food Related Disasters8:00 am - 5:00 pm

13dec8:00 am5:00 pmAWR-328, Erie, KSAll Hazards Preparedness for Animals in Disasters8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Honey Bees and Beekeeping for Veterinarians

This course has been approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards and those completing the course will receive XX Continued Education (CE) credit.

Subject matter experts from UCD SVM, UCD Entomology and Nematology, and Oregon State University have teamed up with the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security (WIFSS) to create a new course designed to educate veterinarians in treating diseases of honey bees through an award from the USDA Specialty Crop Multi-State Program.

Winter 2023 Online Conference

The 2023 UC Davis Education Conference on One Health for Food Safety, Agriculture, and Animal Health is scheduled to take place online, January 30 – February 10, 2023. This online conference provides an in-depth educational experience for participants to learn about the importance of applying a One Health approach to solving problems concerning food safety and security, and animal health.

Our Research

We believe that the availability of safe food improves the health of people and is a basic human right. Our researchers are playing an important role in ensuring safe food and water for agriculture.

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