Category: Work & Life

UF research finds salmonella responds differently to tomato varieties, ripeness

Caption at the end of the story Multimedia available: http://news.ufl.edu/2010/09/21/salmonella-multimedia/ GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have discovered that tomato variety and maturity influence the ways salmonella bacteria respond to the fruit. The findings, published Aug. 31… Read More

UF discovers house flies carrying five new illness-causing bacteria

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Everyone knows that house flies aren’t welcome around food. But University of Florida scientists have discovered five new reasons why. Researchers with UF’s Institute of Food… Read More

UF/IFAS, Buckeye break ground for biorefinery pilot plant in Perry, Fla.

Click here for full image. Caption at end of story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In 2002, the U.S. Department of Energy set a goal that, by 2030, a third of the nation’s reliance on fossil fuels would be replaced… Read More