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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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  • Florida stone crab season opens today

     
    Florida stone crab opens Oct 15, 2010, and runs through mid-May. The fishery is closed for five months each year to help protect and sustain Florida's valuable stone crab resource, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services....
  • Test kitchen bonus: How to cook with Florida oysters

     
    The Florida oyster harvest gears up in fall when water temperatures begin to drop. The cool months are when oysters taste the best. Oysters are among Florida's top commercial seafood products in terms of dockside value, with last season's harvest totaling...
  • Test kitchen bonus: Florida mullet is a great catch

     
    Mullet is one of the signature flavors of Old Florida. Usually enjoyed smoked or fried, it's traditionally served with hushpuppies, grits, or maybe even a slice of white bread. But mullet's appeal is greater than just nostalgia. One of Florida's most...
  • Health alert: St. James Smokehouse recalls whisky, honey smoked salmon

     
    St. James Smokehouse Inc, is recalling Scotch Reserve Whiskey & Honey Smoked Scottish Salmon sold in 4-ounce retail packs with the lot code: 5797 & batch code: 4759 with UPC# 853729001151 because th product may be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogen...
  • Health alert: Marjon Foods in Plant City recalls sliced apples because of Listeria monocytogenes

     
    Marjon Specialty Foods of Plant City, FL has recalled 119 cases of sliced apples as a result of a positive test result for Listeria monocytogenes that came from the company's routine sampling program. The apples were packaged in 2 ounce packages and&#...