Food Safety Coursework

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 6, or 48 million Americans, will fall ill to foodborne diseases every year leading to billions of dollars in healthcare costs as approximately 128,000 people are hospitalized and 3,000 die. Worldwide, the World Health Organization estimates that 1 in 10, or 600 million people become ill from food every year, leading to an estimated 420,000 deaths, of which 125,000 are children under 5 years of age.

You can make a difference with a career in the food safety industry, while working in an exciting and flexible work environment. There are career pathways in every food commodity and every part of the food chain, from private industry to government positions, from local to global. In the Food Safety industry, there will always be a job for you!

UArizona Food Safety Coursework

Our Food Safety courses and provide students with meaningful educational opportunities, including experiential learning and networking with Academic and Industry partners.  We are expanding our classwork to include more online and distance options.

Ms. Dari Salvo is our Food Safety Academic Advisor, and her email is Ms. Salvo is located in the Animal & Comparative Biomedical Sciences Building and her phone number is 520-621-3058.

If you are a student interested in enrolling in the Food Safety coursework at UArizona-Yuma, you can obtain more information about it by clicking here.


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