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Tag: Food Safety

Safe Handling of Food after a Hurricane or Related Disaster

  The follow is a summary of general recommendations to protect the safety of food and water in the event of a hurricane.  It is made available through the State Food Scientists and County Faculty… Read More

It’s Turkey Time: Safely Prepare Your Holiday Meal

     Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS Extension University of Florida By Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Whether you are a seasoned chef or a novice preparing your first holiday meal, make sure you know the… Read More

Summer Food Safety Tips

7 Super Summer Food Safety Tips from Fight BAC! Summer’s warm weather may be ideal for outdoor eating, but it also provides a perfect environment for harmful pathogens in food to multiply rapidly!  Fight BAC!… Read More

Last Chance to Register for Cooking Day Camp!

Don’t miss your chance to join us for the 4-H Cooking Camp! Next Monday, June 22, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for registration! The 4-H Cooking Day Camp will be held June 24 through… Read More

What’s in Season Now?

Shelley Swenson is your local Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent III, UF/IFAS Wakulla County. Summer is the perfect time for tropical fruit! Luckily, there are several varieties available fresh from Florida–one of them is… Read More

What’s In Season Now?

Summer Break is almost here! Beat the heat and keep the kids entertained with a melon carving party! Closely related to pumpkins, melons are fun and easy to carve. So, dust off the melon baller… Read More

What’s In Season Now?

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Surprise your family tonight with a rainbow of fruits and vegetables! Spend time with your kids and celebrate by making broccoli or spinach shamrocks. There are all sorts of fun, creative,… Read More

Preparing for the Canning Season

            In addition to planting your spring garden and reviewing the latest food safety materials, you should consider having your pressure canner gauge tested. Today’s pressure canner may have a dial… Read More