WCFS Mission Statement
The mission of the Western Center for Food Safety is to research the interface between production agriculture and food protection, identify real-world solutions to food safety challenges in these systems, and communicate new knowledge through outreach and education.
January newsletter highlight...
Research Opportunity for Small to Medium Size Farms
Michele Jay-Russell, Research Microbiologist and Program Manager, WCFS, and Alda Pires, Urban Agriculture and Food Safety Specialist, UC Cooperative Extension, are looking for volunteers to participate in a study to identify on-farm food safety practices that are specific to the unique conditions and needs of small to medium size farms including operations that integrate livestock and fresh produce production systems.