By: Kendra Zamojski and Laurie Osgood
If you lost power or your home was damaged by flooding, the food or water in your home could make you and your family sick.
Fridge and Freezer Food Safety
After only a few hours without electricity, ... READ MORE
Does a blue crab bite or pinch?
The front claws of a blue crab are very powerful and are used for defense and feeding. A blue crab’s mouth is a small triangle shaped opening. Blue crabs stuff most anything into their mouths, but do ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking. Check out this video for more information:
Is ... READ MORE
You have your frozen turkey. Now what? Plan ahead to be sure your bird is safe and ready to cook. Do not thaw your frozen turkey on the counter. All parts of the turkey must be kept at a safe temperature during the thawing process and cooked ... READ MORE
You get home after a busy day and now it’s time to figure out what to make for dinner. You open the pantry and the refrigerator in a search for something to make for dinner. Maybe you can’t find the right ingredients or you don’t feel ... READ MORE
PSA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wells Water Safety after Hurricane Michael
October 22, 2018
To be read on the air or issued in print.
After a hurricane, is your well water safe to use?
If your private well or septic system was damaged during ... READ MORE
It’s something we all hopefully learned as children and carry with us now into adulthood: washing our hands often and properly. But I’m sorry to say that we’ve probably all witnessed numerous instances of people leaving the restroom, ... READ MORE