It’s a dirty truth: many people don’t wash their hands as often as they should.
And that’s a problem when it comes to preventing disease, especially outbreaks of foodborne illness, says a University of Florida professor.
“Washing ... READ MORE
Who: Thirty youth members of the UF/IFAS Extension 4-H youth development program.
What: Many adults still haven’t gotten the hang of grilling on a charcoal grill. But 30 kids from across the state of Florida have mastered the art ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- There’s nothing like trying to eat when the refrigerator and kitchen lights don’t work. That’s what some will face this hurricane season. University of Florida experts urge everyone to stock up on non-perishable food ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- ’Tis the season for holiday feasts, so before and after you enjoy a nutritious, tasty cornucopia, be sure to clean and cook thoroughly, UF/IFAS experts say.
Here are hints to avoid food-borne illnesses from a holiday ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The smell of cooking meat wafted through the covered patio at the UF/IFAS Extension Straughn Professional Development Center last Saturday as 30 youth crouched over charcoal grills, brushing on glazes and checking internal ... READ MORE
Who: UF/IFAS Extension 4-H youth development program
What: Thirty youth from across the state will show off their culinary and food safety skills in the second annual Florida 4-H State Tailgate Contest.
The event teaches youth the ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Taylor Langford spent her first trip outside the United States in Adama, Ethiopia training 20 veterinarians and butchers from across the country how to safely prepare meat for their customers and family members. This is ... READ MORE
by Tom Nordlie
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Protect your family from foodborne illness during hurricane season by following research-based guidelines and common sense, urges a University of Florida food safety expert.
As part of Hurricane ... READ MORE
By Tom Nordlie
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Last-minute grocery shoppers should keep healthy eating in mind when preparing for Hurricane Irma, says a nutrition expert with the ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Stephanie Bartsch, who sells jams, jellies and German pastries, had been running a cottage food business for a couple of years from her Micanopy home. Nevertheless, she wanted to find ways to make her ... READ MORE