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Hurricane Readiness for Families, Consumers, and Pets


May 12, 2022

Hurricane Season runs from June 1st thru November 30th in Florida.  Are you prepared? Have you thought about your important documents, nonfood emergency supplies, medications, pantry needs, food and water supplies and survival of your pets ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Batteries, Battery Operated Tv And Radio, Broward County, Cook, Disaster Meals, Disaster Menus, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Preparedness And Your Pets, Eating For Good Health, Food And Water Supplies, Food Safety, Foodborne Illness, Hurricane Food Safety, Hurricane Preparedness, Hurricane Preparedness; Helpful Resources; Food Safety; Non-perishables; Menu Planning During A Disaster, Hurricane Season Runs From June 1st Thru November 30th, Important Phone Numbers During A Disaster, Items To Secure, Non-perishables, Nutrition, Pantry Preparation, Pet Needs, Secure Important Documents

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
Tags: Bacteria Can Spread Through Cross Contamination, Broward County, Chill, Clean, Cook, Cook Food To A Safe Internal Temperature, Covid-19, Food Borne Illness Reduced, Food Safety, Food Safety Matters, Food Safety; Cutting Boards, Food Thermometer, Foodborne Illness, Handwashing, Keep The Incidence Of Food Borne Illness Low, Personal Hygiene, Separate

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
Tags: Campylobacter, Chill, Chopping, Clean, Cleaning, Cook, Cross-contamination, Cut The Risk From Your Cutting Board, Cutting, Cutting Board, Dicing, Food And Illness, Food Safety; Cutting Boards, Food Scientists, Food Vehicle, Foodborne Illness, Harmful Bacteria, Meal Prep, Prevent Cross Contamination, Salmonella, Sanitizing, Separate, Sick, Slicing

Keep Food Safety in Mind at Your Super Bowl Party


February 4, 2021

Authors: 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

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Bacteria, Basic Food Safety Principles: Clean, Broward County, Chill, Cook, Double Dipping, Eating For Good Health, Florida, Food Safety, Foodborne Illness, Hand Washing, Handwashing, Keep Food Safety In Mind, No Double Dipping, Pandemic, Separate, Super Bowl, Super Bowl Foods, UF/IFAS Solutions

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
Tags: Bacteria, Campylobacter, Chicken Juices, Chill, Clean, Cook, Cooking Chicken, Do Not Wash Raw Chicken, Food Poisoning, Food Protection, Food Safety, Harmful Germs, Kill Germs By Cooking Not Washing, Microbes, Prevent Foodborne Illness, Recommendation About Washing Chicken, Research, Salmonella, Separate, Should I Wash Raw Chicken?, Splashing Of Chicken Juices, Washing Chicken, What Internal Temperature Should I Cook Chicken To?, When In Doubt Throw It Out

Chill! Or, How to Safely Thaw a (Thanksgiving) Turkey


November 13, 2015

By Dr. Maria Rometo Extension Agent II Thanksgiving is right around the corner, along with all the holiday planning of meals and guest lists. But how do you safely thaw that frozen turkey you purchased a few weeks ago on sale at the grocery ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Bacteria, Cook, Defrost, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Food Safety, Maria Rometo, Rometo, Safety, Thanksgiving, Thaw, Turkey

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