What's Inside

College Links









Make a Gift box

The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS) plays a key role in protecting people from animal diseases and food-borne illnesses. Since its inception in 2001, CAHFS has responded to emerging animal health, public health, and food safety issues by partnering with local, national and international stakeholders to improve food safety and public health. High-quality work that is based on interdisciplinary engagement and responsiveness to the issues at hand are the hallmark of CAHFS.
CVM News boy with goats image

New FAO program plans to eradicate deadly livestock disease by 2030

U of M Alumni and former graduate student of Dr. Scott Wells, Eran Raizman, now with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations shares new program that plans to eradicate PDP, a deadly livestock disease by 2030

More Information

 Focus on Food Policy Small Graphic

2015 Focus on Food Policy

The 2015 Focus on Food Policy program will explore the interconnections of politics, culture, economics and consumer influences around food systems policy. Courses and forums will focus on the critical thinking, leadership skills and behavioral competencies needed to work effectively in the realm of food policy.

More Information

CAHFS Journal of Food Protection Cover 

Published in Journal of Food Protection

CAHFS performed a survey study to know the degree of implementation of food safety risk analysis in Latin America and the Caribbean region among food safety professionals in academia, government and industry. 

 Read Article (IAFP membership required for full article)


2015  Engaging Intergovernmental Organizations Program

Block your calendars now for the week long program designed to expand participants’ networks among key global leaders and provide new skills for effectively engaging intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). Registration now open.

More Information

 CAHFS Avian Influenza Sign

North America:  Avian Influenza - Thousands of birds destroyed

To receive more local, national and international animal health and food safety news stories like this daily, send an email to, leave the subject line blank and write "SUBSCRIBE CAHFS-DAILY NEWS Your Name" in the body.





Notice of Privacy Practices