The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has recovered more than $222,000 for Floridians during the month of August. As the state’s clearinghouse for consumer complaints, the department works diligently to educate the public, investigate complaints and provide mediation on behalf of consumers.
College football season kicks off this week, and there is no better way to celebrate a team’s big game than with fun, healthy and simple “Fresh From Florida” recipes. These winning recipes feature delicious seafood, fresh fruits and vegetables produced in Florida. Make sure to look for “in season” products with the “Fresh From Florida” label at local grocery stores when preparing for this season’s tailgates and watch parties.
While many Floridians will be hitting the roads this Labor Day weekend with gas prices dropping to the lowest levels since 2004, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam encourages Floridians to be wary of signs that gas pumps may have been tampered with and had skimmers placed within them.