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Showcasing the work of CDFA’s Inspection Services Division

CDFA’s Inspection Services Division has released its Annual Report for 2021 (Fiscal year ’20-’21). The report gives an overview of programs within the Inspection Services Division (ISD), as well as information about boards and committees; a fiscal year summary; and … 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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CDFA scientist Dale Woods retires after 35 years at agency

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CDFA Scientists Nakhjavan, Ahmed, Khosravifard published in academic journal after developing improved method to test for mycotoxin in feed

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Center for Analytical Chemistry (CAC) scientists Bahar Nakhjavan, Nighat Sami Ahmed and Maryam Khosravifard were recently published in the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI) academic journal Toxins special issue, Rapid Detection of Mycotoxin … Continue reading

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Welcome to the CDFA Inspection Services Division blog

Welcome to a blog for the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Inspection Services Division (ISD)! At ISD, we inspect fruits, vegetables and nuts to ensure maturity, weight, packaging and labeling meet consumers’ quality expectations; we perform verification audits … Continue reading

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