GAINESVILLE, Fla.--- Residents in a county on Florida’s Gulf Coast are getting the help they need to access healthier foods via a collaboration between the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension and the ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While almost half of Floridians acknowledge buying genetically modified foods, a recent survey by the Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Florida reveals that most ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Often without much thought, Americans throw out more than one-third of all food grown in the United States each year. However, a majority of Floridians acknowledge food waste is a major concern.
Sixty percent of ... READ MORE
Gainesville, Fla.--- Do you have a passion for cooking and want to invest your ideas in a restaurant? The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension offers helpful information at the “How to Start a Food ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The world’s fisheries are a great source of protein, but even with the best management, they won’t be able to meet the needs of a global population expected to exceed nine billion by ... READ MORE
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cancelled an educational seminar on the FDA’s new final food safety rules, which had been scheduled for Jan. 27 at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural sciences’ Everglades ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As a little girl, Melanie Thomas would ladle hot fruit into glass jars with her grandmother or watch from afar as her parents canned fruits and vegetables in the kitchen.
“I was one of those who was afraid of the ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Brandi Smith, 17 and a senior in the culinary arts program at Dunnellon High School, dreams of one day being accepted into the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. A program at her high school has set ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As 2015 starts to wind down, world-renowned food scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are already predicting trends for 2016. As they do, here are some hints as to ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- You’re about to feast, give thanks, watch football and, maybe, take a nap. But as you head into the Thanksgiving holiday, how do you make sure you’re preparing your food properly and, then after dinner, how ... READ MORE