The Alaska salmon fishery is touted as one of the best in the world. When measured with an ecological yardstick, it is – fish stocks are healthy and the fishery is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council as consistently ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Some people are changing their attitudes about the meat industry after taking the popular online course, “The Meat We Eat.”
The course, intended to give the consumer a more educated view of the meat ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A sampling of more than 1,000 Gulf of Mexico fish, shrimp, oysters and blue crabs taken from Cedar Key, Fla., to Mobile Bay, Ala., between 2011 to 2013, shows no elevated contaminant levels, according to a seafood safety ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida scientist will try to figure out how antibiotic-resistant microorganisms get into cattle. Another will study how to get tomatoes and strawberries to retain their ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Have you been thinking of turning your grandma’s delicious cake recipe into a cake-selling business? Or maybe all your friends have told you that you should bottle your homemade organic salsa and sell it?
Soo Ahn, ... READ MORE
Pictured top (left to right) Robert Fletcher, Michelle Danyluk and Bin Gao; second row (left to right) Zhenli He, Jose Eduardo Santos and Gary Peter.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Six University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida scientist has moved one step closer to his goal of eliminating 99.9 percent of peanut allergens by removing 80 percent of them in whole peanuts.
Scientists must eliminate peanut ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Americans can take a warning from a University of Florida study of bottled water in China ─ don’t drink the liquid if you’ve left it somewhere warm for a long time.
Plastic water bottles are made ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Communications has a slew of new videos that can be used for Extension or other educational purposes. Here is a roundup:
Vacation on a Budget - (3:31) A fun family vacation does not have to break the bank - University of Florida/IFAS ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- With more people buying local and organic food, consumers should know the difference between the two so they recognize what they’re buying, but nearly one in five still confuse the terms, a University ... READ MORE