From the Director

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Scott Wells talks about the continued need for well-trained veterinary public health professionals in the September CAHFS newsletter. 

In the News

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Housed under the Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act signed in 2011, the 2015 Final Rule on Produce Safety aims at ensuring the safe growing, harvesting, packing, and holding of fruits and vegetables grown for human consumption.


National Farm Safety & Health Week

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America’s farmers provide us with an abundant food supply. But farmers are exposed to a unique, sometimes hazardous workplace. September 18-24 is National Farm Safety and Health Week.  



CAHFS improves global animal health, food safety, and public health by building veterinary public health capacity, facilitating collaborative research, and delivering relevant outreach.


Farm to Table


Registration now open for the 2016 Farm to Table program. The week-long program explores firsthand the leading exporting animal food production systems, from farm-to-table, in Costa Rica. 

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