About CAHFS

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 CDFA, UC Davis, veterinarians, and livestock and poultry producers.

Mission

CAHFS provides quality services that protect animal health and performance, public health and the food supply.