Membership with DFA of California provides companies in the food industry with the support they need to stay current with industry standards while maintaining and improving food safety and quality practices. Those engaged in the packing and/or processing of dried fruit, tree nuts, or kindred products may submit an application for membership to DFA of California to be reviewed by the Board of Directors for approval.


DFA of California provides food safety professionals with many opportunities to gain critical knowledge directly from top experts in the industry.

  • Our monthly newsletter is packed full of industry trends, upcoming events/workshops, and more.
  • Safe Food California (our annual conference) discussion topics covering food safety, imports and exports, recall preparation and new FDA guidelines.
  • Our members are among the first to hear about our  laboratory team’s groundbreaking Fosetyl Aluminum research.

DFA of California provides food safety training and consulting to the food industry to further ensure the safety of our food supply and reduce foodborne illnesses. A multitude of food safety trainings and educational programs have been designed to meet the needs of the industry


DFA of California provides a variety of opportunities to strengthen and expand your industry connections. Want to network with all of the industry’s top players in one place? Our conference and events feature numerous opportunities to network – mingle with hundreds of colleagues and make the most of your time! Would you rather chat with folks in a smaller, more intimate environment? Then make sure to attend one of the Regional Food Safety Classes. Held throughout the year, these courses are a great way to brush up on your knowledge, ask questions in a small group, and connect with industry experts. The Annual Pinnacle Club Golf Tournament and Awards Ceremony is a great way to connect on the links. This event is held to honor DFA members who have demonstrated food safety excellence and leadership throughout the course of the year.