Kimberly Moore Wilmoth-University of Florida News Office

Articles by Kimberly Moore Wilmoth-University of Florida News Office

Study Shows Seafood Samples had No Elevated Contaminant Levels from Oil Spill

by Kimberly Moore Wilmoth-University of Florida News Office

A sampling of more than 1,000 Gulf of Mexico fish, shrimp, oysters and blue crabs taken from Cedar Key, Fla., to Mobile Bay, Ala., between 2011 to 2013, shows no elevated contaminant levels, according to a seafood safety study conducted by Dr. Andrew Kane and colleagues at the University of Florida.  In fact, some 74 percent of the seafood tested showed no quantifiable levels of oil contaminants at all.

Researchers’ Work Helps U.S. Military Deliver Fresher MREs

by Kimberly Moore Wilmoth-University of Florida News Office

University of Florida researcher Jeffrey Brecht is leading a team of scientists working to eliminate waste and streamline the process of distributing the U.S. Army’s legendary Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MREs).