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Adopte estos hábitos alimentarios para mantenerse saludable durante los viajes de las festividades

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November 15, 2023

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS.  Una encuesta reciente de MarketWatch Guides reveló que el 52% de los encuestados planea viajar en avión en esta ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
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Food safety expert gives the scoop on holiday leftovers


November 15, 2023

When it comes to holiday planning, the last thing on anyone’s list is a bout with food poisoning. “Most people are lulled into a false sense of security because foodborne illnesses are rare,” said Keith Schneider, a University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety
Tags: Food Safety, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Storage, Freezer, Holiday Meal, Holidays, Keith Schneider, Leftovers, Meals, Refrigerator, Thanksgiving
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International Education Week: Tingting Gu, Food Science

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November 14, 2023

Welcome to International Education Week in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida! We're excited to highlight some of our exceptional international students. In this series, learn about their experiences ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Food Safety, Food Science, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Science Graduate Degree, Food Science Graduate Program, Food Science Graduate Student, Food Science Student, Food-science-graduate-feature, Foodborne Pathogens, International Education Week, Tingting Gu

Here are holiday travel eating habits to sink your teeth into and stay healthy, UF/IFAS experts explain

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November 13, 2023

A recent MarketWatch Guides survey revealed that 52% of Americans are planning to fly this holiday season, while a Hopper survey reveals more than one in five holiday travelers plans to drive out of town for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Christmas, EFNEP, Expanded Food And Nutrition Education Program, Food Safety, Holiday Meal Planning, Holidays, Holidays Travel, Holliday Eating, Jessica Alfonso, New Year's Travel, Nutrient-rich Foods, Shelf-stable, Thanksgiving, Travel, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade County Extension

Staying Well through the Holidays


October 30, 2023

It's officially Holiday Season!! The holidays are a time for food, family, friends, and celebrations. For some the holidays are their favorite time of year, but for others not so much. No matter where you fall on this scale let's make this ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, , Work & Life
Tags: Candy, Christmas, Halloween, Hanukkah, Health, Holiday, Holidays, Kwanzaa, New Year, Thanksgiving, Well
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Halloween Treats: Making Them Nutritious and Safe

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October 6, 2023

Hello, Spooky Season Enthusiasts! October is here, and you know what that means: pumpkins, costumes, and lots of treats! But wait, should treats only mean sugar-laden candies and chocolates? This Halloween, let’s aim for treats that aren't ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Creating Fun Foods, Food, Food And Nutrition, Food Preparation, Food Safety, Nutrition

FOOD SAFETY: The 2-hour rule

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October 2, 2023

Food safety matters to us all. Engaging in safe food handling procedures can prevent a serious food borne illness. CDC estimates 48 million people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases each year in the United ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Avoid Foodborne Illness, Cook And Chill, Engage In Food Safety Behaviors, Follow The Basic Food Safety Principles Of Clean, Food Safety, Food Safety And Leftovers, Food Safety At Family Gatherings, Food Safety Matters, Germs And Viruses, How Do I Store Leftovers Properly?, Keep Food Safe To Eat., Prevent The Spread Of Bacteria, Prevent The Spread Of Bacterial, Separate, Storing Leftovers, The 2 Hour Rule, What Is The Danger Zone?
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The Effects of Food Insecurity

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September 29, 2023

Written by Samantha Walter-Cano, Edited by Olivia Zugay Human Rights Month: Food Insecurity With the rise in prices and the impact of COVID-19 over the past few years, access to food has become harder for many around the world. This December ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters
Tags: Donate Peanut Butter, Food Drive, Food Insecurity, Food Pantry, Healthy Eating, Peanut Butter Challenge, Treasure Coast Food Bank, Volunteering

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