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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
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

New Year. New Thinking.


January 21, 2022

This is the time many people are thinking about new ideas, things they want to change and resolutions to be made to make for a better year.  Thoughts, actions, and knowledge matter when making healthy changes. Here are some ideas to consider ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Caring, Compassion, Diet, Exercise, Food Safety, Handwashing, Hydration, Kindness, Mindfulness, New Thinking, New Year, Resolutions, Self Care, Sleep, Thoughts Matter

COVID has Improved Food Safety


March 29, 2021

Silver Lining One of the silver linings of COVID pandemic for me as a food safety instructor has been the increased focus on handwashing and sanitizing surfaces. I am especially thrilled about increased handwashing since the correlation between ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Foodborneillness, Foodhandling, Foodprocessing, Foodsafety, Handhygiene, Handwashing, Preventingfoodborneillness, Sanitizingsurfaces, Silverliningtocovid, Viralinfections, Viraloutbreakes, Viruses

Consume Safe Drinking Water During an Emergency


February 17, 2021

Authors: Brenda Marty Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Agent IV Amarat Simonne, Ph.D. UF/IFAS Extension, Professor and Extension Specialist Water directly out of your tap may not be safe to drink during an emergency. Boil water ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bacteria, Boil Water Advisory, Boil Water Order, Boiling Water, Broward County, CDC, Food Safety, Gardening, Handwashing, Public Health, Safe Drinking Water, Safe Water, UF/IFAS Solutions, Viruses, Water For Pets

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

Broward Landscape Maintenance Personnel, Growers, and Pest Management Professionals Staying Healthy During COVID-19: Symptoms and Testing Sites


June 5, 2020

COVID-19 is a virus that has affected many individuals and industries across the county and beyond. You cannot watch the news without hearing an update. Landscapers and those working outside to grow ornamentals, mow lawns, engage in pest ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition,
Tags: Agriculture And Horticulture Workers, Broward COVID-19 Testing Sites, Broward Health Department, Broward Testing Sites, Commercial Horticulture, Coronavirus, Covid-19, COVID-19 Testing, Department Of Health In Broward County COVID-19 Toolkit, Drive Thru Testing Sites, Face Coverings, Face Masks, Growers, Handwashing, Information To Prevent COVID-19, Landscape Maintenance Personnel, Landscapers, Pest Managment, Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19, Protect Against COVID-19, Stay Healthy, Symptoms Of COVID-19, Tree Trimmers, UF/IFAS Solutions, Walk Up Testing Sites

COVID-19 and Cottage Food Operations: 10 Considerations


April 8, 2020

As Florida consumers are concerned about coronavirus, it is crucial that sanitation and hygiene best practices are followed. This is very important to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to help flatten the curve in our county and state. Consumers ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition
Tags: Coronavirus, Cottage Food, Cottage Food Business, Cottage Food Operations, Cottage Food Operators, COVID 19 Considerations For Cottage Food Operators In FL, Covid-19, Essential Services And Activities, Farmer's Market, Fight Bac, Florida, Food Safety, Good Hygiene Practicies, Handwashing, Home Kitchen, In Home Sales, Personal Hygiene, Sanitation, Sanitation And Bleach, UF/IFAS Solutions

Protect Yourself and Prevent the Spread of Germs and Viruses


March 19, 2020

Proper Handwashing Can Reduce the Number of Harmful Microorganisms on Your Hands Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect ourselves and families from getting sick. Germs are everywhere so you need to wash your hands often with soap and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Caregivers, Covid-19, Eldery, Farmers Markets, FCS, Flu, Food Handlers, Food Safety, Handwashing, Health And Wellness, Hygiene, School Children, UF IFAS Extension, Viruses

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