Tag: FDA Concerns

Summer Food Safety Tips

7 Super Summer Food Safety Tips from Fight BAC! Summer’s warm weather may be ideal for outdoor eating, but it also provides a perfect environment for harmful pathogens in food to multiply rapidly!  Fight BAC! ® and reduce… Read More

Healthy Eating: Calcium

Shelley Swenson is your local Extension Agent III UF/IFAS Wakulla, Consumer Sciences Agent Calcium is a major mineral found in your bones and teeth.  Often, we do not get enough in our diet.  As we get older, we… Read More

Cholesterol

Brought to you by Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fat-like material in your blood. Your body makes its own cholesterol. When you eat foods that have lots of fat or… Read More

Holiday Season Food Safety

  Resist Temptation: Don’t Eat Raw Dough!   As gooey and delicious as it might look, eating raw cookie dough could make you very sick. When handling raw cookie dough, keep these safety tips in mind:  

Holiday Food Safety

Brought to you by Shelley Swenson FCS/EFNEP Agent II Wakulla County Extension     Limits to Leftovers Having leftover turkey and other dishes means you can have additional tasty meals after your feast. But there are limits on… Read More

UF/IFAS Specialist Weigh In On Lean, Finely-Textured Beef (Pink Slime)

Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Meat Science Specialists felt that they should respond to the controversial Pink Slim issue that surfaced several months ago on the national news. … Read More

Rethink Your Drink

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension When it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of diets promising fast results.  There are low-carb diets, high-carb diets, low-fat diets,… Read More

Family Nutrition In Action – June 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Do you know if you get enough calcium from the foods you eat? Calcium is one of the most important  nutrients that… Read More

Pink Slime: University of Florida’s Dr. Carr Responds

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Family and Consumer Sciences, Agent II   There has been so much publicity lately about pink slime and its use by manufacturers in hamburger.  Dr. Chad Carr, Assistant Professor in Animal… Read More

Green Scene: FDA Continues to Study Bisphenol A

By Shelley  Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Several months ago I wrote an article about some of the safety concerns expressed by many on the use of Bisphenol A (BPA).  It… Read More