Tag Archive: Safety

Safety and Best Management Practices Essential for Pesticide Use

Many folks may not realize it at first, but everyone is using pesticides. Have you recently used a mold or mildew removal cleaner in your bathroom? Do you apply flea & tick powder to your pet? It is a misconception that only farmers, ranchers and lawn and garden enthusiasts are pesticide users. So, let’s all keep safety in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/01/safety-and-best-management-practices-essential-for-pesticide-use/

Snorkeling Safety at the Jetty

Snorkeling Safety at the Jetty

The St Andrew Bay pass jetty is more like a close family friend than a collection of granite boulders. The rocks protect the inlet ensuring the vital connections of commerce and recreation. One of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/14/snorkeling-safety-at-the-jetty/

Boating Safety Tips for REEL Summer Fun!

Boating Safety Tips for REEL Summer Fun!

Anticipation of the catch is what thousands of Panhandle boaters will have on their minds as they leave the docks this summer for a day of fishing. However, a hasty …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/boating-safety-tips-for-reel-summer-fun/

Essentials of Water Safety

Essentials of Water Safety

Summer is upon us and that means many of us will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/essentials-of-water-safety/

Food Safety Tips for the Perfect Summer Picnic

Food Safety Tips for the Perfect Summer Picnic

There are few things more iconic during summer than a picnic.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/07/03/food-safety-tips-for-the-perfect-summer-picnic/

Farmers Prepare for the New Food Safety Standards

If you are a farmer, you have most likely heard about the Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, by now. If you are not a farmer, you probably do not know that food safety regulations are going through a big change. The FSMA, which was passed in 2011, is considered the largest update to food …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/05/12/farmers-prepare-for-the-new-food-safety-standards/

Do the New Food Safety Standards Apply to Your Farm?

Do the New Food Safety Standards Apply to Your Farm?

If you are a produce farmer, you should have heard about the Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, by now. This act, which …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/31/do-the-new-food-safety-standards-apply-to-your-farm/

Farm Food Safety Certification Training – February 13

A Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training is scheduled for Monday, February 13 at the Jackson County Extension Office in Marianna, FL.  The PSA Grower Training curriculum is approved by the FDA to meet the requirements of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/07/farm-food-safety-certification-training-february-13/

Things You Should Know About Farm Food Safety

Things You Should Know About Farm Food Safety

It seems like years ago that the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law, but it …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/01/06/things-you-should-know-about-farm-food-safety/

Alabama Food Safety Training November 3

The Mobile County Extension Office will be hosting a Food Safety Training Class on Thursday, November 3 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.  The Class will be held at the Gulf Coast Research & Extension Center, 8300 State Highway 104, Fairhope, AL 36532.

The class will be conducted by Produce Safety Alliance trainers and will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/21/alabama-food-safety-training-november-3/

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