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Egg-cellent Celebrations: Safeguarding Springtime Traditions with Egg Safety Tips

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March 28, 2024

Springtime brings warmer weather and festive occasions like Easter, Passover, and graduations. And what's a spring celebration without eggs? From cooking all the traditional recipes to preparing for the annual egg hunt, it's important to handle ... READ MORE

Category: , Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Easter Eggs, Egg Safety, Food Safety, Foodbourne Illness, Healthy Holiday, Salmonella

Preserving Strawberries: A Guide to Freezing

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February 16, 2024

As we relish the flavors of locally grown strawberries, their sweet aroma and vibrant hues evoke the essence of sunshine captured in each bite. In the wake of Valentine's Day, where strawberries often take center stage, let's dive into the art ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Food Preservation, Food Safety, Freezing Fruit, Strawberries

Recording the Impacts of COVID-19 on Agricultural Professionals

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August 24, 2020

Recording the Impacts of COVID-19 on Agricultural Professionals UF/IFAS researchers are surveying agricultural professionals on the impact of COVID-19. The intent of the project is to capture the stories within the Florida food ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: COVID-19, Impacts Of Pandemic
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How to Use a Food Thermometer


November 22, 2019

You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking. Check out this video for more information: https://www.facebook.com/UFIFASNWFCS/videos/vl.3187756837932254/491642101442297/?type=1   Sources: IsItDoneYet.gov Is ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, , WORK & LIFE
Tags: Cooking Temperatures, Food Thermometer

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