Artistic Summer Snack Attack

School’s out!  One way to get creative with all this extra time and to eat nutritiously is to make and eat healthy snacks.  Like an arts and crafts project, making a snack can be a great summertime activity.  Bonus:  the kids get to eat their artwork and you get to sneak nutritious foods into their …

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Exciting Eggs – Play It Safe with Eggs

To avoid the possibility of foodborne illness, fresh eggs must be handled carefully.  Even eggs with clean, uncracked shells may occasionally contain bacteria called Salmonella that can cause an intestinal infection.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to prevent this problem in eggs by requiring that egg producers obtain chicks that are …

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The Benefits of Berries

Red, blue, purple, frozen, fresh, dried…berries put a smile on your face.  Berries are a sweet, tasty treat; they are beautiful to look at; and they’re good for you. 

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Disaster Preparedness

Safe Handling of Food and Water in a Hurricane or Related Disaster Disaster Planning for Senior Adults Hurricane Preparation: A Q&A Guide to Water and Food Safety and Quality Additonal Disaster Preparation  Information

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Food Safety, Food Preservation, Diabetes Information

“Bear” Facts of Child Safety in the Kitchen Living with Diabetes:  The Right Approach Food & Nutrition Information from the American Dietetic Association Making Jams & Jellies with Added Pectin Making Jam without Added Pectin

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UF/IFAS Resources

UF Families & Consumers Food & Nutrition Education Program Florida Disaster Handbook

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