The DFA of California, also known as the American Council for Food, Safety & Quality is a nonprofit organization that provides services to the dried fruit and tree nut industries. Operational for more than 100 years, it maintains a full-service laboratory that offers food testing and analysis for clients worldwide. The organization conducts tests to check food for pesticides, food additives, microbiologicals, filth and mycotoxins. The DFA of California offers quality management systems evaluation and auditing and international food safety consulting services. Its agricultural practices audits focus on providing training in the areas of organic and inorganic fertilizers, animal exclusion and pest control, worker health and safety, and equipment cleaning and sanitation. The organization conducts product inspection and examines storage, warehousing and shipping practices. With its corporate office in Sacramento, Calif., the DFA of California maintains a location in Yuba City, Calif.