CAHFS part of new USDA Grant

U of MN College of Veterinary Medicine receives USDA grant to help boost education of rural veterinarians.

The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine $238,000 project is directed at development and implementation of web-based educational materials in dairy production and food safety. The University of Minnesota is home to the National Center of Excellence in Dairy Veterinary Education and the OIE collaborating Center for Animal Health and Food Safety. This project will build upon the strengths of these centers to develop materials for veterinary students and for use in continuing education programs for dairy and public health practitioners.

UMN Food Day

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Celebrate the University of Minnesota’s 6th Annual Food Day event at the Coffman Memorial Union on Monday, October 24, 2016 from 10:00am-2:00pm.

In the News

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Iowa Department of Public Health

The Iowa Department of Public Health recently announced a new phone number to call (1-844-IowaSic) if Iowans experience symptoms of foodborne illness. The goal is to gather information as early as possible to improve the accuracy of information that is being collected and improve the response time of public health professionals.



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


Protecting Public and Animal Health through Animal Feed

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We are working on a project that will provide animal food manufacturers with an easy way to identify the most likely hazards that could occur in the various ingredients they use to make their products.

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