GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While almost half of Floridians acknowledge buying genetically modified foods, a recent survey by the Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Florida reveals that most ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Often without much thought, Americans throw out more than one-third of all food grown in the United States each year. However, a majority of Floridians acknowledge food waste is a major concern.
Sixty percent of ... READ MORE
There are differences between food products and dietary supplements. Our foods are governed closely by the FDA and require specific labeling, titled ‘Nutritional Facts,’ that are specific and apply to true food products and contain the ... READ MORE
Warm weather ushers in the grilling season and those wonderful get togethers with family and friends. Grilling season also comes with the potential for foodborne illnesses. Prevention and preparation are key to keeping you and your love ones ... READ MORE
After the roll out of the new 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines, updates to the nutrition labels on food products has finally been unveiled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Nutrition labels are intended to allow consumers to make healthier ... READ MORE
Have you ever had a great idea for a food business but just didn’t know how to make that idea a reality?
On May 13 and 27, UF/IFAS will host a workshop on it takes to be successful in the food business. The workshop will include presentations ... READ MORE
Gainesville, Fla.--- Do you have a passion for cooking and want to invest your ideas in a restaurant? The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension offers helpful information at the “How to Start a Food ... READ MORE
It seems that everywhere you look, an egg hunt is being advertised, egg dye kits are on every corner in the store, and the Internet is a-buzz with cool decorating ideas. Keep in mind this season that this fun family activity could turn rotten ... READ MORE
National Nutrition Month is celebrated each March and to honor this event I want to share some hints to aid in improving the quality of a recipe ingredient. Do you ever want to change a recipe to try to lessen the fat content but are unsure ... READ MORE
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cancelled an educational seminar on the FDA’s new final food safety rules, which had been scheduled for Jan. 27 at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural sciences’ Everglades ... READ MORE