Dr. Pramod Pandey who is a faculty member and cooperative extension specialist at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine focuses on better ways to manage dairy waste material for both large and small farms. WIFSS worked with Dr. Pandey to produce a video highlighting his research on dairy digesters and bio-gas.
Livestock ranches and fresh produce farms in California are among the most highly regulated commodities in the country, but confusion often exists about what each community does to assure food safety. Good neighbor workshops brought farmers, scientists and regulators together to strengthen produce safety.
WIFSS is assessing the readiness and needs of the California specialty crop food processing industry.
WIFSS is serving the needs of the farming community by helping meet FSMA training requirements and is offering a series of 20 Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training Courses on behalf of the California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA). The training courses run through June 2019 and are offered in English and Spanish.
Read about how WIFSS is helping deliver educational materials for growers to assist in conducting agricultural water sampling and environmental assessments.
These videos based on water sampling demonstrations at FSMA water quality workshops help answer questions about the implementation of water quality rules in the Food Safety Modernization Act.
UC Davis researchers lead water quality workshops helping train growers about proper methods for obtaining accurate water samples in order to be in compliance with the new food safety regulations in the Produce Safety Rules for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Water Sampling Done Simply offers simple, easy to follow recommendations for water quality sampling under the FSMA Produce Safety Rule for Agricultural Water testing.
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule is now final and it marks a change in the way we regulate food safety. What does this mean for growers as they learn to comply to the new standards?
WIFSS team members take part in the ongoing effort in the development of curriculum that will train food protection professionals to meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).