For horse and cattle owners wondering what they can do to help protect not only themselves but their animals, a video from WIFSS is a great place to start. Wildfire Preparedness Tips for a Firefighter presentation explains fire service response procedures and the specific actions that livestock owners can take to help protect themselves, their ranch and their animals.
Read the news stories that tell about the cutting edge research discoveries and innovative training programs at WIFSS which are impacting local, national, and global food safety issues. Our comprehensive programs address food and water safety as well as the security of the food supply and sustainability of rural communities during natural and terrorist threats.
Happy Holidays from everyone at WIFSS. The Western Institute for Food Safety and Security wishes all of our friends a Happy Holiday greeting, and we look forward to working with you in 2017.
The School of Veterinary Medicine and its partners recently held a workshop featuring in-depth discussions, surveys and listening sessions on issues important to organic farmers. Topics included the use of raw manure and compost, rotational grazing practices and extension needs including technology innovations and other tools to help them comply with new food safety regulations.
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Concerns over the development of antibiotic resistant bacteria have led to heightened interest in issues related to antibiotic use in animal agriculture. Assuring a safe animal-based protein supply for domestic and international markets in China was a chief topic of discussion at the Annual Symposium on One Health and Food Safety.