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Fishermen, communities need more than healthy fish stocks

May 6, 2015

James Anderson 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

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Fisheries, Food And Resource Economics, James Anderson

UF study shows seafood samples had no elevated contaminant levels from oil spill

April 17, 2015

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

Category: AGRICULTURE, Food Safety, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Emerging Pathogens Institute, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

$2 million UF/IFAS study to focus on antibiotic resistance; $500,000 study on taste retention

April 17, 2015

Jeong, left, and Folta, right 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

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Antibiotics, Environmental Horticulture, Horticultural Sciences, Kevin Folta, Shelf Life, Strawberries, Tomatoes

UF/IFAS offers “How to Start a Food Business in Florida” workshop for entrepreneurs

April 14, 2015

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

Category: Food Safety, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

6 UF/IFAS faculty named as Research Foundation professors

April 10, 2015

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

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Food Safety, Forests, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bin Gao, Gary Peter, Jack Payne, Michelle Danyluk, Robert Fletcher, Zhenli He

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