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Egg-cellent Celebrations: Safeguarding Springtime Traditions with Egg Safety Tips


March 28, 2024

Springtime brings warmer weather and festive occasions like Easter, Passover, and graduations. And what's a spring celebration without eggs? From cooking all the traditional recipes to preparing for the annual egg hunt, it's important to handle ... READ MORE

Category: , Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Easter Eggs, Egg Safety, Food Safety, Foodbourne Illness, Healthy Holiday, Salmonella

Preserving Strawberries: A Guide to Freezing


February 16, 2024

As we relish the flavors of locally grown strawberries, their sweet aroma and vibrant hues evoke the essence of sunshine captured in each bite. In the wake of Valentine's Day, where strawberries often take center stage, let's dive into the art ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Food Preservation, Food Safety, Freezing Fruit, Strawberries
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PRESERVING KNOWLEDGE: UTULIZING FOOD PRESERVATION TO TEACH FOOD SAFETY AND WASTE REDUCTION PRACTICES


April 16, 2023

2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium - Family and Consumer Sciences Lori Johnson, UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL. Situation: A rise in home food preservation resulted from the pandemic and food costs. Food safety is of ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: 2023, 2023 Central District All Faculty Symposium, Canning, Central District Symposium, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences. FCE, Food Preservation, Food Safety, IFAS, IFAS Extension, L. Johnson, Lori Johnson, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County

IMPROVING CULINARY SKILLS THROUGH THE COOK SMART, EAT SMART PROGRAM.


April 11, 2020

V. Zabala, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Orlando, FL. Situation: In general, foods prepared away from home provide more calories, sodium, and saturated fats than foods prepared at home. The Food & Drug Administration reports that for ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, WORK & LIFE
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, Family And Consumer Sciences, Orange County, UF/IFAS Extension, V. Zabala

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, EVENTS, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTER-AGENT COLLABORATION THROUGH FOOD SAFETY V. Zabala, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Orlando, FL, and G. Murza, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL.


April 15, 2019

Situation: Per the Centers for Disease Control, 48 million people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne illness in the United States each year. Foodborne illness can be prevented in many cases by practicing safe food ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: 2019, 2019 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Family & Consumer Sciences, FCS, Food Safety, Murza, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Zabala

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