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New study shows seafood waste less profound than previously thought


April 9, 2024

A new study shows seafood food loss and waste in the United States is approximately 22.7%, a drastic decrease from previous estimates of between 43% and 47%. The study, conducted in part by researchers from the University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Alena Poulin, Aquaculture, Aquatic, Commercial Fishing, Farmed Fish, Fish, Food, Food Security, Frank Asche, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, James Anderson, Megan Winslow, Nature, Resource Economics, Seafood, Sustainability, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Waste

Adopte estos hábitos alimentarios para mantenerse saludable durante los viajes de las festividades


November 15, 2023

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS.  Una encuesta reciente de MarketWatch Guides reveló que el 52% de los encuestados planea viajar en avión en esta ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alimentacion Saludable, Alimentos Que No Requieren Refrigeracion, Alimentos Ricos En Nutrientes, Cenas, EFNEP, Espanol, Festividades, Fiestas, Frutas, Habitos Alimenticios, Hidratacion, Jessica Alfonso, Planeamiento De Las Comidas Durante Las Festividades, Programa Ampliado De Educacion Sobre Alimentacion Y Nutricion, Saludable, Seguridad De Los Alimentos, Servicio De Extensión De UF/IFAS, Servicio De Extension De UF/IFAS Del Condado De Miami Dade, Spanish, UF/IFAS, Vacaciones, Vegetales, Viajes, Viajes De Dia De Accion De Gracias, Viajes De Fin De Ano, Viajes De Navidad, Viajes Durante Las Festividades

Food safety expert gives the scoop on holiday leftovers


November 15, 2023

When it comes to holiday planning, the last thing on anyone’s list is a bout with food poisoning. “Most people are lulled into a false sense of security because foodborne illnesses are rare,” said Keith Schneider, a University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food Safety, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Storage, Freezer, Holiday Meal, Holidays, Keith Schneider, Leftovers, Meals, Refrigerator, Thanksgiving

Here are holiday travel eating habits to sink your teeth into and stay healthy, UF/IFAS experts explain


November 13, 2023

A recent MarketWatch Guides survey revealed that 52% of Americans are planning to fly this holiday season, while a Hopper survey reveals more than one in five holiday travelers plans to drive out of town for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Christmas, EFNEP, Expanded Food And Nutrition Education Program, Food Safety, Holiday Meal Planning, Holidays, Holidays Travel, Holliday Eating, Jessica Alfonso, New Year's Travel, Nutrient-rich Foods, Shelf-stable, Thanksgiving, Travel, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade County Extension

New chair: Renee Goodrich to lead UF food science and human nutrition department


September 6, 2023

Renée Goodrich, professor of food science and human nutrition, has been tapped to chair the UF/IFAS department where she’s been a faculty member since 1998. Goodrich will lead the department’s 25 faculty members, as well as its staff ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS
Tags: Administrative Update, Chair, Food Science And Human Nutrition, FSHN, Renee Goodrich
image - hurricane supplies - photo by UF IFAS Tyler Jones

Serie de ahorro para el consumidor: cinco consejos para ahorrar en la compra de suministros para huracanes


June 1, 2023

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas del distrito sureste de UF/IFAS. En esta serie: El aumento de los costos preocupa a los consumidores. El efecto de la pandemia de COVID todavía repercute en la economía ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alimentos No Perecederos, Alimentos Perecederos, Automovil, Baterias, Brenda Marty-Jimenez, Ciencias De La Familia Y El Consumidor, Combustible, Cupones, Espanol, Gasolina, Huracan, Hurricane Idalia, Linternas, Lista, MiPlato, Ofertas, Serie De Ahorros Para El Consumidor, Spanish, Special Topics, Suministros
Many raw oysters on the half shell, open on ice

Lo que necesita saber sobre las ostras y las enfermedades transmitidas por su consumo


May 1, 2023

Cada año se consumen millones de ostras en todo el mundo, con un número significativo de estos moluscos provenientes del Golfo de México. Si bien la enfermedad transmitida por las ostras no es común, puede ser mortal. En este documento, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alimentos, Alimentos Crudos, Bacteria, Bivalvo, Cobre, Contaminacion, Enfermedad, Espanol, Filtradores, Florida Sea Grant, Infeccion, Keith Schneider, Molusco, Ostras, Proteina, Razieh Farzad, Seguridad Alimentaria, Selenio, Spanish, Vibrio, Vibrio Parahaemolyticus, Vibrio Vulnificus, Vibriosis, Vitamina B12, Vitamina D, Zinc

UF/IFAS helps Floridians launch food business dreams


January 17, 2023

Starting a food business might seem intimidating, but UF/IFAS Extension courses can help make big dreams a reality. That is exactly how Sharlay Smith of Jacksonville, Florida, turned a “lightbulb moment” into The Lentil House, a profitable ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cottage Food Industry, Cottage Foods, Entrepreneurship, Food Business Workshops, Food Is Our Middle Name, Food Safety, UF/IFAS Extension Duval County
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Food is Our Middle Name podcast: What’s the deal with…all those cows?


December 16, 2022

COWS! We all scream as we drive past a field of cows along the Turnpike. Ok, maybe not all of us but I know my family loves a good cow sighting. But what are all of those cows for? Are those the cows we eat or cows that produce milk?   UF/IFAS’s ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Beef Cattle, Cattle, Cattle Industry, Florida Cattlemen's Association, Rancher, Ranchers

Hierbas y especias, prolongando su vida útil para darle más sabor a sus comidas durante las festividades


December 15, 2022

Piense en las hierbas y especias que componen su plato festivo favorito: la albahaca, el tomillo o el romero en los sabrosos platos principales y sus acompañamientos, mientras que la canela, la nuez moscada o el clavo de olor forman parte ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Espanol, Especias, Fecha De Caducidad, Festividades, Hierbas, Samantha Kennedy, Spanish, Use Antes De

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