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Florida cooking show debuts Jan. 4 on WUFT-TV, will include UF/IFAS food topics

Published: Dec 20th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new television show that starts Jan. 4 on WUFT Channel 5 will give viewers tasty tidbits about Florida food along with a focus on fresh, sustainable food and native Florida cooking.

New plant genome study may offer clues to improving all major food crops

Published: Dec 19th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers and their colleagues have sequenced the genome of the flowering plant Amborella for the first time, potentially revealing why flowers may have proliferated millions of years ago and offering clues for improving all major food crop species.

UF/IFAS study: Confusion surrounds added vs. natural sugar in drinks

Published: Dec 16th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumers who are more concerned about what types of sugars are in their drinks will likely choose a less-sweetened beverage, although most people don’t know the difference between natural and added sugars, a new University of Florida study shows.

Experts see food trends that may end up on your plate in 2014

Published: Dec 11th, 2013

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UF/IFAS: ‘Perfect storm’ needed for salmonella to spread in post-harvest tomatoes

Published: Dec 9th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have gained new insight into produce-associated salmonella that they hope will eventually reduce the number and severity of the illness-causing outbreaks.

UF/IFAS study finds food price system in U.S. working ‘pretty well’

UF/IFAS study finds food price system in U.S. working ‘pretty well’

Published: Jul 25th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Standing in the dairy aisle, hand on a gallon of milk, a consumer might wonder why reports of falling dairy prices aren’t reflected in a lower price on the milk he’s eyeing in his neighborhood grocery.