University of California, Davis, California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory System

The California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System (CAHFS) is the backbone of California's warning system that helps to protect the health of California's livestock and poultry. CAHFS serves the people of California by safeguarding the public health with rapid and reliable diagnoses for animal diseases including those affecting humans. CAHFS operates in partnership with the California Department of Food and Agriculture, UC Davis, veterinarians, and livestock and poultry producers.