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UF/IFAS experts to celebrate animal agriculture at 39th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo


October 11, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty will be sharing their expertise on the theme of Florida’s animal agriculture at the 39th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo — the largest agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, AGRICULTURE, Crops, Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, WORK & LIFE
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences

UF/IFAS researcher wins grant to try to manipulate iron absorption in at-risk people


September 15, 2016

James Collins GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- People with too much iron in their bodies can develop serious illnesses. So University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher James Collins plans to use a $2.5 million grant to ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Food Science And Human Nutrition, Grant, James Collins

UF/IFAS-led team finds faster, better way to detect salmonella in meat, chicken


September 14, 2016

Please see caption at end of story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A team of scientists led by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers has found a faster and more precise way to detect salmonella in beef and chicken, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Food Safety, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Detection, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Salmonella

‘Local food opinion leaders’ can help bridge gap between farmers, consumers


August 24, 2016

Please see caption below story. “GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As consumers increasingly desire local food, opinion leaders can encourage others to eat healthier food and, in doing so, improve the local economy, according to new University of Florida ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Alexa Lamm, Consumers, PIE Center

UF/IFAS study: Few people know mushrooms’ health benefits


July 28, 2016

  Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Relatively few people are aware of the health benefits of mushrooms, according to a new national survey by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers. Only ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Consumers, Food And Resource Economics, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Lisa House, Mushrooms, Sue Percival

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