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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… 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… 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… Read More

FSHN/IFT Awards Night 2018

FSHN/IFT Awards 2018 Group

The FSHN/IFT awards are in honor of leaders in IFT and recognize students with a strong academic and research records as well as evident leadership and professional potential, particularly in the area of Food Science…. Read More

Food Science & Human Nutrition Updates Recall Manual for Food Businesses

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The Food Science and Human Nutrition Department of the University of Florida has assembled a manual to assist food businesses, in all stages in the food chain to conduct rapid and effective product recalls. Link… Read More