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

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

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

Hurricane Season: Are You Prepared with Enough Food and Drinking Water?

June 7, 2019

We have experienced firsthand the severity of hurricanes and how they can interrupt access to food, drinking water and electricity for days, if not longer. Now is the time to make sure you have a plentiful supply of drinking water and food ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Emergency Food Supply, Emergency Water Supply, Hurricane Michael, Hurricane Preparedness
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Food Safety Mistakes Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

May 24, 2019

Food Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility. Consumers need to be mindful of the importance of handling food properly to reduce risk of foodborne illness. Practicing the four basic steps to food safety - clean, separate, cook, and chill ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Cooking, Food Safety, Food Thermometer, Foodborne Illness, Gal, Mistakes, Nancy Gal, Proper Food Temperature, Recipes For Disaster, Refrigerator Cleaning, Storing Meat, Temperature Danger Zone, Thawing Foods, Undercooking, Washing Meat, When In Doubt Throw It Out
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Protect Your Family from Illness – Clean and Sanitize Your Kitchen

April 15, 2019

No doubt about it, because the kitchen is the main place for food preparation and eating, it is the hot spot for all types of pathogens (disease-causing microorganisms) that can cause foodborne illness. Cleanliness in the kitchen is a key ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Bleach, Campylobacter, Food Prep, Foodborne Illness, Gal, Illness Risk In Infants And Elderly, Kitchen Prep, Nancy Gal, Norovirus, Pathogens, Salmonella, Sanitizing

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