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.

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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.

Upcoming RDPC Classes

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07decAll Day08AWR-328-V, Newport, ORAll Hazards Preparedness for Animals in Disasters

14decAll Day15MGT-448-V, Newport, ORAll Hazards Planning for Animal, Agricultural, and Food Related Disasters

Featured Training

FREE COURSE: Honey Bees and Beekeeping for Veterinarians

This online asynchronous course will provide basic training for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, apiculture educators, apiary inspectors, and beekeepers through a comprehensive online bee biology course.

Latest Conference

UC DAVIS EDUCATION CONFERENCE ON ONE HEALTH FOR FOOD SAFETY, AGRICULTURE, AND ANIMAL HEALTH

HOSTED BY: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS WESTERN INSTITUTE FOR FOOD SAFETY & SECURITY
CO-HOSTED BY: CHINA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

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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