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Keeping meals safe this holiday weekend


As people get ready for the Memorial Day weekend, plenty of people will have picnics or outdoor barbeques.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s  Blake Alderman spoke with Amy Simonne, associate professor of Food Safety and Quality at the University of Florida, about making sure eveything is safe to eat.

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