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When red tide hits, is your seafood safe? A UF expert answers questions

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March 29, 2023

With varying levels of red tide lingering off the coast of Southwest Florida – from Tampa Bay to Naples -- some seafood eaters may wonder whether they can safely consume fish and shellfish caught in the Gulf. We talked to Razieh Farzad, a ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Bivalves, Florida Department Of Agriculture And Consumer Services, Florida Sea Grant, Food Safety, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Gulf Of Mexico, Harvesting, Mollusks, Razieh Farzad, Red Tide, Seafood

AI-enhanced system detects bruised strawberries before they get to the grocery store

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September 8, 2022

If you’re perusing the produce section, you generally seek fresh, pleasant-looking fruit – the kind most consumers want to buy. Usually, that means you see few, if any, blemishes. Fruit bruising has many causes: compression, impact or ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Bruises, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Daniel Lee, Detection, Fresh, Grocery Store, Harvesting, Maturity, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Produce, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Strawberries, Xue Zhou, Yiannis Ampatzidis

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