Monthly Archive: May 2016

Food Safety for the Grilling Season

Warm weather ushers in the grilling season and those wonderful get togethers with family and friends. Grilling season also comes with the potential for foodborne illnesses. Prevention and preparation are key to keeping you and your love ones safe from illness. When getting started, remember to follow all the tips below …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/fycs/2016/05/27/food-safety-for-the-grilling-season/

The Long Awaited Updated Nutrition Label

After the roll out of the new 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines, updates to the nutrition labels on food products has finally been unveiled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Nutrition labels are intended to allow consumers to make healthier dietary decisions (and are a product of the Nutritional Labeling …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/fycs/2016/05/20/the-long-awaited-updated-nutrition-label/

Our Seniors Are ‘Blazing Those Trails’! #OAM16

May is Older American’s Month. This year’s theme is ‘Blaze A Trail’.

There are so many things the younger generations could learn from seniors, and this can be a give-and-take process as seniors could learn from the younger generation. Think of the difference seniors make daily in the lives of others. They volunteer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/fycs/2016/05/13/our-seniors-are-blazing-those-trails-oam16/

Don’t Fry Day

May 27, 2016, the Friday before Memorial Day is “Don’t Fry Day”. The “Don’t Fry Day” campaign is meant to spread awareness of the relationship between sun exposure and skin cancer. According to the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, every hour one person dies of melanoma. With summer fast approaching, we all …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/fycs/2016/05/06/dont-fry-day/