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Global Handwashing Day: Old-Fashioned Soap and Water Best Way to Prevent Illness, UF Professor Says


October 12, 2018

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

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition
Tags: Food Science And Human Nutrition, Handwashing, Keith Schneider, News

Prepare for Hurricane Season with Plenty of Non-Perishable Foods


May 21, 2018

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

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Food, Hurricane, Hurricane Prep, News, Special Topics, UF/IFAS

4-H youth win college scholarships for grilling flair


October 18, 2017

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, AGRICULTURE, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Broward County, Leon County, News, Pasco County, Walton County
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UF expert: Protect your family from foodborne illness during hurricane season


September 19, 2017

  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

Category: Disaster Preparation, EVENTS, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Featured Hot Topic, Hurricane Irma, IFAS, News

UF expert: Keep healthy eating in mind when preparing for hurricanes


September 7, 2017

By Tom Nordlie Media Contact: Beverly James, 352-273-3566, beverlymjames@ufl.edu 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

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Eat Healthy, Family, Hurricane, News, Youth And Community Sciences

UF helps Floridians create food businesses through workshops


April 28, 2017

    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

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, EVENTS, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cottage Food Industry, Food Workshop, News

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