Monthly Archives: March 2021

CDFA Inspection Services #CelebratingResilience this #CaAgDay2021 through release of annual report

Today’s California Agriculture Day theme of “Celebrating Resilience” recognizes the agricultural industry’s ability to adapt to change, especially considering the events of last year. Many examples of this, and how California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Inspection Services Division … Continue reading

Posted in CDFA Center for Analytical Chemistry, CDFA Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services Branch, CDFA Inspection & Compliance Branch, CDFA Inspection Services Division, CDFA Office of Farm to Fork, Inspection Services Division Administration Unit | Leave a comment

Anaheim Food Safety Lab remodeling project fosters optimal operation

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces its Center for Analytical Chemistry (CAC) Anaheim Food Safety Laboratory remodeling project is complete. The remodeling included complete reconfiguration, updating infrastructure and adding electrical power to the CAC laboratory at the … Continue reading

Posted in CDFA Center for Analytical Chemistry, CDFA Food Safety Laboratory, CDFA Inspection Services Division | Tagged , | Leave a comment

California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom and CDFA Secretary Karen Ross headline state Farm to School Conference

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Office of Farm to Fork (CDFA-F2F) will conclude its bi-annual, three-day┬áCalifornia Farm to School Virtual Conference┬átoday. Featured conference speakers include California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom and CDFA Secretary Karen Ross, co-chairs of … Continue reading

Posted in CDFA Farm to School Network, CDFA Farm to School Program, CDFA Inspection Services Division, CDFA Office of Farm to Fork | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Produce Safety Program Supervisor Phillips published in academic journal about survival of foodborne pathogens on dried apricots

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Produce Safety Program Manager Shelley Phillips is published in the March 2021 issue of Food Control as a co-author of “Survival of common foodborne pathogens on dried apricots made with and without sulfur … Continue reading

Posted in CDFA Inspection & Compliance Branch, CDFA Inspection Services Division, CDFA Produce Safety Program | Leave a comment

CDFA’s State Organic Program inspects organic products coming into California at border

Did you know the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) State Organic Program (SOP) collaborates with CDFA’s Border Protection Stations to inspect organic products coming into California? SOP and border station staff recently inspected organic blueberries and organic seeds … Continue reading

Posted in CDFA California State Organic Program, CDFA Inspection & Compliance Branch, CDFA Inspection Services Division, CDFA Inspection Services: Did You Know? | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Apply now to fill vacancies on CDFA Feed Inspection Advisory Board

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing three vacancies on the Feed Inspection Advisory Board. The board makes regulatory and enforcement recommendations to the department to help ensure commercial feed inspections contribute to a clean and wholesome … Continue reading

Posted in CDFA Commercial Feed Regulatory Program, CDFA Feed Inspection Advisory Board, CDFA Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services Branch, CDFA Inspection Services Division | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Commercial Feed Regulatory Program releases winter Quarterly Feed Update

Click here to view the Commercial Feed Regulatory Program’s Quarterly Feed Update for winter 2021. Topics include: New laboratory services partnerships Change in feed inspection tonnage tax rate Evaluating the efficacy of Asparagopsis seaweed for commercial feed UC Davis research … Continue reading

Posted in CDFA Commercial Feed Regulatory Program, CDFA Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services Branch, CDFA Inspection Services Division, CDFA Safe Animal Feed Education (SAFE) | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment