FSHN Alumni Newsletter Volume XVIII, Issue 1, Spring 2018

FSHN Alumni Newsletter

For Alumni, Students, Associates and Friends of FSHN IFAS, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, University of Florida VolumeXVII-Issue1-Spring2018 Newsletter Archive Need more info? Contact Susan Percival, Herschel Johnson, or Jenna Grogan with questions. Interested In The Upcoming… Read More

Produce Food Safety Update

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Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA’s) Produce Safety Rule (PSR) is well underway, and our largest farms, those with over $500,000 in annual produce sales averaged over the previous three years, reached their compliance date this… Read More

Nutritional Sciences PhD. Fellow Aseel El Zein Awarded Best College Thesis

Hungry to Learn: Prevalence and Correlates of Food Insecurity among College Freshmen Attending Eight Universities in the U.S.   Access to nutritious food is a basic human right, and the privilege to earn a post-secondary degree does not… Read More

Dr. Wendy Dahl Awarded the Florida Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Outstanding Specialist

It is our great pleasure to announce the Florida Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences’ recipient of the Outstanding Specialist Award! Dr. Wendy Dahl was selected based on nomination and FEAFCS Board vote, and consideration of her… Read More

University of Florida Leads Trend to Open Food Businesses with Workshops

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Kimberly and George Vecchio wanted to reinvent their 20-acre farm near Vero Beach from mostly animals to produce so they could start a food business. Though George had been a gourmet chef for more than 20 years, they… Read More

Community Nutrition (DIE3310) Students Earn Moo-Lah Grant for Local Schools

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In Community Nutrition (DIE3310), students encounter their first experience with Dietetics coursework.  Dr. Beth Gankofskie, DPD Director and instructor for the course, challenges students to apply their classroom skills to real-world scenarios.  Specifically, students must complete a grant… Read More