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Did you know CDFA’s Safe Animal Feed Education (SAFE) program promotes a safe and wholesome supply of commercial feed?

Did you know the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has a Safe Animal Feed Education (SAFE) program that promotes a safe and wholesome supply of commercial feed? SAFE uses an approach that fosters voluntary compliance with the state … Continue reading

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Did you know CDFA’s Center for Analytical Chemistry has transitioned to technology-based accreditation for laboratory competency?

Did you know the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Center for Analytical Chemistry (CAC) has transitioned to technology-based accreditation from the International Organization for Standards (ISO) for laboratory competency (ISO 17025:2017)? Technology-based ISO accreditation enables CAC scientists to provide … Continue reading

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Did you know farmers also benefit from California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP)?

Did you know the California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP) helps increase sales for California farmers at participating Certified Farmers’ Markets and small businesses? CNIP is a program that doubles the amount that nutrition benefit clients (those utilizing CalFresh, formerly known … Continue reading

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Did you know CDFA Direct Marketing facilitates direct sales from farmers to consumers?

Did you know the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Direct Marketing Program facilitates farmers selling directly to consumers at Certified Farmers’ Markets and through Community Supported Agriculture? These programs help shoppers be confident that they are buying California-grown … Continue reading

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Did you know CDFA has an Environmental Safety Laboratory?

Did you know the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Center for Analytical Chemistry (CAC) has an Environmental Safety Laboratory that provides testing to local, state and federal agencies? Sub-sections of the Environmental Safety Laboratory include Environmental Monitoring, Special … Continue reading

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Did you know the CDFA Office of Farm to Fork is looking to hire a Farm to School Marketplace Lead?

Did you know the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is looking to hire a Farm to School Marketplace Lead? This position opened up as a result of the 2020 state budget that allocated $8.5 million for a Farm … Continue reading

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Did you know CDFA Commercial Feed Regulatory Program offers quarterly newsletter?

Did you know the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Commercial Feed Regulatory Program (CFRP) offers a quarterly newsletter to keep the public and industry aware of program activities? Called the Quarterly Feed Update, this newsletter is accessible on … Continue reading

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Did you know CDFA Avocado Inspection Program is in full operation?

Did you know that the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Avocado Inspection Program has been in full operation this spring/summer? Simultaneous with the California avocado season, inspectors funded by industry through the California Avocado Commission annually provide uniform … Continue reading

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