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Be Aware of the Risks of Eating Raw Oysters


August 26, 2022

Seafood is one of those foods people find delicious and a special treat when dining out. Many cultures have it as a mainstay of their meals. Seafood can be a nutritious part of a well-balanced and varied diet. This blog will focus on ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
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Engaging in Food Safety Behaviors Does Matter


February 8, 2022

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

Category: Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
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Cut the Risk From Your Cutting Boards


January 28, 2022

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

Category: Food Safety, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
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Food Safety Tip: Do Not Wash Raw Chicken


January 21, 2021

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. FOOD SAFETY When teaching food safety ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
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COVID-“19 Ways to Control Anxiety and Stress”


April 24, 2020

Stress comes in many forms. People are experiencing different levels of stress and anxiety. Many are having success with established coping mechanisms already in place. Some have set great routines for activities of daily living and others have ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition,
Tags: Anxiety, Clean, Connect, Covid-19, Destress, Gardening, Gather Donations, Good Nutrition, Meditate, Physical Activity, Read, Stress, Stress Management, UF/IFAS Resources, UF/IFAS Solutions, Vitamin D, Ways To Handle Stress

The International Coastal Clean Up is Coming in September – how are we doing with marine debris in our area?

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September 4, 2016

People have been trying to do something about marine debris, and solid waste in general, since we saw the commercial of the crying Indian in the early ‘70’s. Have we made any improvement? A variety of plastics ends up in the Gulf. Each is ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Area, Clean, Coastal, Coming, Debris, Doing, International, Marine, Panhandle Outdoors, September

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