On June 2, 2014 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed a diagnosis of variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease (vCJD) in a patient who recently died in Texas.
Find out how Yelp is helping the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene find unreported foodborne illness.
A two-day summit on responsible leadership in food safety brought the most current information and research regarding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to the Salinas Valley agriculture community during the ninth Western Food Safety Summit.
UCDavis and Nanjing Agricultural University will work together addressing complex global issues of poverty, new and re-emerging zoonotic diseases, safe foods, a sustainable food supply, and the need for a safe and healthy environment for animals and people throughout the world.
The Western U.S. Irrigation Water Conference exceeded expectations by bringing together a dynamic group of researchers and stakeholders representing key produce production areas from the western United States across to the Midwest, Eastern Seaboard and Southern agricultural regions.
Of all of agriculture, dairies are the undisputed authorities on water conservation and recycling, but with California in its third year of drought what are the economic pressures faced by family dairies? Dr. Michael Payne reports on the critical situation…
The need for more effective approaches to detect fecal contamination of produce has never been more critical. Our canine friends could be future paws-on-the-ground investigators in foodborne outbreak investigations.
The current 2014 winter season remains the driest since record keeping began in the 1800’s. This may actually be the longest, most severe drought in California in the last 500 years. What’s the impact on the California dairy industry?
Dr. Bennie Osburn, dean emeritus of the School of Veterinary Medicine at U.C. Davis, and director of outreach and training at the Western Institute for Food Safety and Security, writes in his letter to the editor of The New York Times that the critical role wildlife and domestic animals play in the spread of disease cannot be stressed enough. Wildlife have yielded 300 new viruses with the potential to infect people.
The Western U.S. Irrigation Water Conference, April 24-25th, on the UC Davis campus, will offer participants the opportunity to exchange ideas and opinions about the adoption of the Food and Drug Administration’s implementation of the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).