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.


July 21-24: IAFP 2019 Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY

Several of our faculty and staff will be participating at the upcoming 2019 International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting. Stop by to see presentations of these collaborative research and outreach programs. Check out the Annual Meeting App or IAFP website for the complete program.