Category: Food Safety

‘Local food opinion leaders’ can help bridge gap between farmers, consumers

Please see caption below story. “GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As consumers increasingly desire local food, opinion leaders can encourage others to eat healthier food and, in doing so, improve the local economy, according to new University of Florida Food and… Read More

UF/IFAS study: Few people know mushrooms’ health benefits

  Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Relatively few people are aware of the health benefits of mushrooms, according to a new national survey by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers. Only… Read More

UF/IFAS expert: Fisheries won’t meet need of exploding population, but aquaculture will

    James Anderson GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The world’s fisheries are a great source of protein, but even with the best management, they won’t be able to meet the needs of a global population expected to exceed nine… Read More

FDA cancels food safety rules event in Belle Glade

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cancelled an educational seminar on the FDA’s new final food safety rules, which had been scheduled for Jan. 27 at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural sciences’ Everglades Research… Read More