Western Center for Food Safety

We 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.

Featured Research

We’ve been hard at work in the field and the lab researching food safety problems. Check out what we’ve been up to.

Current Newsletter

Have a look at our newsletter, where you can see where we’ve been and our upcoming events in food safety and security.

Helpful Resources

Check out these resources we’ve created, including an easy tool to help determine if your water meets the criteria in the Produce Safety Rule.


September 26, 2108: Postdoctoral Research Scholar Opportunity

WCFS is seeking two postdoctoral scholars to conduct research on high priority public health issues addressing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-regulated fresh fruits, vegetables, and tree nuts. For more information and to apply visit to UCD Postdoc Job Listings or view this PDF. (Postdoctoral Research Scholar AJL ID#843544)