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Disaster preparedness: consider shelf-stable food safety

Pantry organization of non-perishable food items. [CREDIT: UF/IFAS, Tyler Jones]

As you know, our official storm/hurricane season starts June 1. Have you begun to prepare? A good first step is to look in your pantry for shelf-stable foods. Of course, what IS a shelf-stable food?… Read More

Egg cartons might pack a surprise soon

a carton of six chicken eggs of different colors, including white, light-blue, olive green, tan and brown

By Maria Portelos-Rometo and Sarah Bostick UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Recently, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services temporarily changed some of the rules about eggs. These changes are part of a statewide effort… Read More