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Game Day Food Safety Tips


February 4, 2013

Game Day Food Safety Tips February 2, 2013 Super Bowl Sunday is the second biggest day of the year for food consumption. Super Bowl parties feature food, fun, food, and more food—lots of finger foods , dips, beverages, casseroles, and ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Work & Life

Cleaning Household Utensils and Metals


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Cleaning, & sterilizing dishes and cooking utensils: Before using any dishes, pots, pans or cooking utensils that were in contact with flood water, wash and sterilize ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension

Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent A Consumers Guide to Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters HOW TO DETERMINE WHAT FOOD TO KEEP OR DISCARD • Do not eat any food that may have come into ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Recovery, Emergencies, Emergency Management, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Food Safety, FYCS, General Information, Les Harrison, Natural Disaster, Safety, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension, Weather Emergencies

Eliminating Odors from Your Refrigerator


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent After your power has been restored, you will need to clean and deodorize your refrigerator. Here are some helpful tips on how to do this. Remove all drawers, racks and ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension

Cross-Contamination of Food


August 2, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FYCS/EFNEP Agent   I taught a program on dehydrating meat into beef jerky one morning this week at a summer day camp. I was surprised how many youth did not know the hazards of cross-contamination ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Cross-contamination, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Food, Food Safety, FYCS, Health, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension

Green Tomatoes: Nutrition, Selection, Storage


July 26, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Did you know... Green tomatoes have most of the same health benefits as red tomatoes, with almost the same of beta-carotene. Fried green tomatoes are a Southern Standard, ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Cooking, Diet, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, My Plate, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension

Florida small farms conference slated for July 27-29


July 3, 2012

Click here for high resolution version. Caption at the bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference is a one-stop shop for anyone who has thought about starting a farm or supporting local foods. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS
Tags: Florida, Florida Small Farms And Alternative Enterprises Conference, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Michael Shuman, Small Farms, University Of Florida

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