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What You (Probably) Did Not Know About Food Recalls

August 29, 2016

By Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH UConn Extension Educator/Food Safety   Food recalls have become so commonplace that most consumers no longer pay attention. In the month of July alone, there were 46 recalls by food processors who are regulated by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) and the US Food […]

UConn Cheese Wins Award

August 26, 2016

For the third year in a row the  UConn Dept. of Animal Science Creamery’s cheese was recognized for excellence amongst 1,843 products from 260 companies in the 2016 American Cheese Society Judging & Competition.  This year the creamery’s Chipotle Pepper Queso Blanco took third in it’s category making it three award in three years. We just received […]

2016 UConn Foal Naming Contest

August 24, 2016

The UConn Department of Animal Science is pleased to announce the 2016 UConn Foal Naming Contest!   Six foals were born on the UConn campus this spring and it’s time to choose names for them.  Please see below for information on the foals and contest rules! Contest Information and Rules One name per person per […]

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