Taking part in the college experience can include many firsts, but poor nutrition and health do not have to be one of them. Being on your own requires time management and planning to create your schedule and fulfill responsibilities. Food is ... READ MORE
Gastrointestinal parasites are one of the many unforeseen challenges in livestock production. Some animals have the ability of coping with these burdensome organisms, but some individuals in our herds or flocks will never develop the resistance ... READ MORE
It’s recommended that half our plates are fruits and vegetables and to include 2-3 different colors of produce each day to soak up a variety of health benefits. To add a little flavor, we may crack open a bottle of our favorite dressing and ... READ MORE
STOP!Before you keep reading, take a big sip or a couple of sips of water……… Awesome job! Your organs thank you!
Hydration- We all know it's important for life but it can be a real challenge to stay on top of it, especially in the Florida ... READ MORE
Lead contamination poses a serious threat to drinking water safety. Both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) agree that Lead is harmful to health, especially for children. There ... READ MORE
All along the food chain, from farm to food companies to our local grocery stores and restaurants, following food safety regulations helps to minimize the risks of a foodborne illness. But, it shouldn't stop there. We, too, need to follow these ... READ MORE
In our last blog post on the four elements of basic food safety practices—CLEAN, SEPARATE, COOK and CHILL—we discussed how to SEPARATE food and items to avoid illness-causing cross-contamination. Now, let's talk about COOKing foods to their ... READ MORE
As we continue the discussion of World Food Safety Day, we turn our attention to another cornerstone of basic food safety practices: SEPARATE.
As a quick recap, the four elements to basic food safety are: CLEAN, SEPARATE, COOK and CHILL. ... READ MORE
By Dr. Raluca Mateescu, Professor
We all heard from our public health officials to limit consumption of red meat because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other illnesses. The Annals of Internal Medicine ... READ MORE