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.
August newsletter highlight...
Joint Australian Institute for Food Science and Technology (AIFST) and Australia Food Microbiology Conference Annual Convention and Branch meetings; Australian Association for Food Protection Symposium
Linda Harris traveled to Australia to participate in the joint AIFST annual meeting, Australia Food Microbiology Conference and Australian Association for Food Protection Symposium in Sydney (August 11-13). She also attended and gave presentations at four AIFST Branch/Section meetings across the county (Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide) and visited with scientists and gave a presentation at AgriBio (the state of Victoria food and agriculture research laboratories) in Melbourne.
Western US Irrigation Water Conference April 24-25 Summary Report Available
The purpose of this summary document is to record the key points and recommendations that were discussed over the course of the conference. We hope that the information contained herein will help stimulate further conversation and consensus on effective strategies to implement the agricultural water quality standards in the Produce Safety Rule.
Download the summary.