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Updated Perishable Food Transportation Guidelines Now Available

September 19, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A 1987 handbook published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s division of Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS) received a 21st-century update thanks to a team led by University of Florida researchers. “Many ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Food Safety, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food Safety, Horticultural Sciences Department, Jeff Brecht, Jeffrey Brecht, Packaging, Research, Steven Sargent, Transportation

UF Scientist: Florida Crop Surveillance Network Offers State-Level Example of Proposed Global System

July 9, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Growing agricultural production demands and new disease threats will necessitate a global surveillance system for crop diseases, according to a new article in the journal Science. But one of the co-authors from the University ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Food Safety, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agricultural Industry, Disease, Disease Transmission, Karen Garrett, Plant Pathology

UF’s Field & Fork Program, Gator Dining Services Introduce Aeroponic Tower Gardens® to Student Learning Experience

June 19, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Urban agriculture can provide healthy, local food in more populated areas through home vegetable gardens, farmer’s markets, backyard poultry, and other production methods. This growing trend has extended to the University ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Aeroponic, Alan And Cathy Hitchcock Field And Fork Pantry, Anna Prizzia, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Field And Fork, UF Field And Fork Campus Food Program

Food Safety a ‘Major Public Health Issue,’ Says UF/IFAS Professor Ahead of First-Ever World Food Safety Day

June 6, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The World Health Organization estimates that each year, 600 million people suffer from an episode of foodborne disease, or one out of every 10 global citizens. To highlight the need for safe, accessible food worldwide, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Arie Havelaar, Citrus Research And Education Center, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Feed The Future Innovation Lab For Livestock Systems, Food Safety, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Health, Institute For Sustainable Food Systems, Keith Schneider, Michelle Danyluk, Nutrition, World Food Safety Day

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