There has been a renewed emphasis on food safety, handwashing, and other personal hygiene practices with the COVID-19 pandemic. Foodborne illness has been known for years to affect an estimated 48 million people each year with approximately ... READ MORE
The use of cutting boards during meal prep is a common practice when engaging in culinary techniques like cutting, slicing, dicing, and chopping. Cutting board options nowadays range from wood to nonporous surfaces such as plastic, glass, marble, ... READ MORE
Very cold weather is expected to hit south Florida beginning this weekend. Freezing temperatures and wind chills in the 20s are possible for a large portion of southern Florida.
What Could Happen to your Plants if Temperatures Drop Below ... READ MORE
Right about now, if you eat a Florida strawberry, odds are it’s going to taste oh-so-good. That’s no accident. Strawberries are in season, and those you see at the grocery store should be shipped and stocked at the right temperature, says ... READ MORE
Brenda Marty Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Agent IV
Amarat Simonne, Ph.D. UF/IFAS Extension, Professor and Extension Specialist
The Super Bowl may look a little different this year being that it is going ... READ MORE
If you have seen it written in any cookbook or have read materials out there telling you to wash raw chicken, it is a dangerous practice and it is the wrong thing to do, according to the latest research.
When teaching food safety ... READ MORE
Four Steps to Follow to Keep Food Safe
Now that you have purchased your food for the holiday let’s look at preventing foodborne illness. CDC estimates that each year 48 million people get sick from a foodborne illness, 128,000 are hospitalized, ... READ MORE