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.
March newsletter highlight...
Northern California Association for Microbiology Meeting
Michele Jay-Russell attended the NCASM meeting with Saharuetai Jeamsripong “Fhon”, a graduate student in epidemiology, and postdoctoral scholar, Elizabeth Antaki. Michele gave a presentation entitled Spread of Enteric Pathogens by Wildlife and Domestic Animals “Down on the Farm” in which she discussed her research examining potential food pathogen reservoirs in the farm environment.
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.