Safety Issues

New grant for Dr. DiCaprio will help small-scale fruit & vegetable processors

November 24, 2020

FST's Dr. Erin DiCaprio, Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist in Community Food Safety, has been awarded a National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant to assist small-scale fruit and vegetable processors to be in compliance with food safety regulations such as the Food Safety Modernization Act.  The grant will fund new low-to-no-cost online education and in-person workshops which will be offered in both English and Spanish by the team of collaborators, which also includes Cal-Poly Pomona, Purdue, and the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. 

Raw Milk May Do More Harm Than Good Zann Gates June 30, 2020
Not Properly Stored, It’s a Source of Antibiotic-Resistant Microbes

A team of University of California, Davis researchers, including co-author and FST's Peter J. Shields Chair of Dairy Food Science David Mills and postdoctoral researcher Jinxin Liu, found that raw or unpasteurized cows’ milk from U.S.

Is takeout safe? FST's Erin DiCaprio shares how to stay healthy and support local restaurants

March 30, 2020

UC Davis Food Science and Technology's Erin DiCaprio shares her knowledge of viruses and community food safety regarding the coronavirus pandemic's impact on takeout food safety, in an article for Sactown Magazine, on March 26, 2020.  Way to "deliver" the message, Erin!  

Article by Curtis Yee:  http://www.sactownmag.com/Whats-Cooking/2020/takeout-safety-Q&A 

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PPE IOU Deadline is Feb. 27, 2015

February 13, 2015
The UCOP-sponsored free PPE Distribution Event in February 2014 was a resounding success, with over 6,000 laboratory workers fitted for personal protective equipment (PPE).