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Category: Food Safety

Egg cartons might pack a surprise soon

By Maria Portelos-Rometo and Sarah Bostick UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Recently, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services temporarily changed some of the rules about eggs. These changes are part of a statewide effort to make sure… Read More

Jackson County Extension Welcomes New Family and Consumer Sciences Agent

The Jackson County Extension Service is excited to welcome Terri Keith as the new Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Keith will be providing science-based information from the University of Florida to help Jackson County citizens make wise choices… Read More

Smoking Fish With A Sea Grant Agent

This write -chronicles a Sea Grant agent’s first attempt at smoking fish. Did it go perfectly? No. Did it end up tasting great? Yes. Did he learn something about smoking? Also yes. Follow me on my fish smoking… Read More

Freezing Milk and Dairy Products

I am receiving a lot of phone calls and emails about freezing milk and dairy products.  It is important that we support our local agriculture community including our dairy farmers.  According to MyPlate individuals should make Dairy part… Read More

Freezing Milk and Dairy Products

I am receiving a lot of phone calls and emails about freezing milk and dairy products.  It is important that we support our local agriculture community including our dairy farmers.  According to MyPlate individuals should make Dairy part… Read More

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

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 the average… Read More