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Category: Food Safety

Cottage industry expo for local food entrepreneurs

Jars of honey

Have you ever dreamed of selling your own cheese or marketing your grandmother’s jam recipe? Budding entrepreneurs are invited to the first annual Tampa Bay Cottage Industry Expo to hear experts from the University of Florida Institute of… Read More

What Is Pasteurization?

You’ve probably seen the terms “pasteurized” or “ultra-pasteurized” on dairy and juice products before. Maybe you know that pasteurization, named for the French scientist Louis Pasteur, involves heating something to temperatures that kill or inactivate any nasty microorganisms… Read More

Vida Saludable: Sitios web confiables

The number of resources available online grows every day. Unfortunately, there are no regulations to ensure that the information on these websites is accurate. Older adults can readily access reliable information on the Internet by focusing on government… Read More

How to Prevent Salmonella Infection

How to Prevent Salmonella Infection

Salmonella bacteria can be found in many different places and in a variety of animal species. Salmonella can most frequently be found in foods such as raw meats, particularly poultry. It can also be transferred to soil, water, and… Read More

Vaccinating Small Poultry Flocks

Commercial poultry is typically vaccinated, but small flock owners rarely vaccinate their birds for a variety of reasons: vaccines are too expensive, the owners are unaware disease is present, or they don’t know where to purchase vaccines. If… Read More

Keep It Clean: Kitchen Appliances

Although your kitchen may look clean, it can harbor harmful bacteria that can cause colds, foodborne illnesses, and more. If you clean your kitchen appliances routinely, however, you can rid your kitchen of bacteria and keep you and… Read More