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Easter Chick or No Chick?

It’s almost Easter when lots of people think about those cute little chicks. Before you take on one of those cute little animals– let’s talk about the responsibilities and considerations when raising chickens Keeping chickens isn’t much different than keeping pets – they need to be fed and watered every day and, yes, you have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/27/easter-chick-or-no-chick/

Easter Egg Safety

Dye one set of eggs for hiding and another set for eating. If an Easter egg hunt is on your calendar for the holiday weekend, follow these tips for safe, quality hard cooked eggs.  Dr. Amy Simonne, University of Florida/IFAS Food Safety Specialist, recommends choosing Grade A or AA eggs with clean, uncracked shells.  Store …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/25/easter-egg-safety-2/

Easter Egg Safety

Dye one set of eggs for hiding and another set for eating to reduce foodborne illness risk Easter Egg coloring can be a lot of fun for the whole family, but it is important to remember to practice food safety. “Based on USDA’s statistics, the average consumer would encounter a contaminated egg only once in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/04/12/easter-egg-safety/

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