Florida Department of Agriculture

Type: Organization
Name: Florida Department of Agriculture
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Mission Inn to host Leadership Florida event

Fifty-six movers and shakers in Florida will be at the Mission Inn in Howey-in-the-Hills Sept. 10-12 for a Leadership Florida session.Created in 1982 by the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the mission of Leadership Florida is to educate and inspire selected ... [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

State Forester Jim Karels Recognized by Florida Cabinet

News Release: Florida Department of AgricultureAugust 20, 2014TALLAHASSEE, FL – State Forester Jim Karels was recognized by the Florida Cabinet today, in appreciation for his leadership during the investigation into the deaths of 19 firefighters in the ... [Published WCTV6 - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Firstl lady Ann Scott hands out baby journals

NAPLES, Fla. - Five newborn babies at NCH North Naples Hospital got a special visitor during their first week of life."Can you imagine giving birth and then the first lady of the state comes in?" said Debbie Curry, director of marketing for the NCH Healthcare ... [Published Naples Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Skimmer found at Bradenton Beach gas station

The device was on the pump for a few weeks, and the number of victims could be close to 100."It looks like a little piece of electronic tape, actually" says Bradenton Detective Lenard Diaz, holding a photo of a small strip of gray. (Photo: WTSP)Bradenton ... [Published 10connects.com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Investigation underway after racing greyhounds found dead, sick

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —State investigators are trying to figure out what killed two greyhounds and sickened 97 others at the Daytona Beach Kennel Club.According to the Florida Department of Agriculture, the dogs began showing signs of severe illness after ... [Published WFTV - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Florida Regulations on Amusement Ride Maintenance

In many cases, the thrill of amusement parks comes from the way in which rides seem dangerous without actually putting the rider in danger. At least this is the way it is supposed to be. Unfortunately, at some venues the danger can be all too real. Whether ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Pig legs delivered in soil from local landscaper

One of the swine legs Frank said his wife found in dirt. (Photo: Chris Frank)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The stench was so bad it almost made them sick.This couple couldn't believe what they found buried in the soil delivered from a local landscaping compa ... [Published First Coast News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Poisonous spiders in Florida

Updated: Wednesday, July 30 2014, 04:49 PM CDTAccording to the Florida Department of Agriculture there are two kinds of poisonous spiders in the state of Florida Widows and Recluses. Both can be deadly.Medical Toxicologists at Vanderbilt University in ... [Published WEAR TV 3 - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

FNGVC: Champion Brands Breaks Ground On Jacksonville CNG Station

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. , July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Champion Brands, a Florida beer distributor, broke ground on its public-private CNG station with partner Trillium CNG.  Champion CEO Earl Benton turned to natural gas to avoid frequent ... [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Rat problem forces Deland Family Dollar store to shut down

DELAND, Fla. —A DeLand Family Dollar store is closed Thursday because rats have infested the building.Family Dollar's headquarters shut down the South Spring Garden Avenue store.Channel 9's Mario Boone discovered this isn't the first time that the store ... [Published WFTV - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Obituaries July 22 — Britton; Harrelson; McClung

Takeko “Maria” BrittonMrs. Takeko Britton, 74, passed away July 21, 2014. She was born Oct. 30, 1939, in Nagasaki, Japan.Mrs. Britton was a descendant of the Japanese Samaria and was a long time resident of Destin, Fla. She was a lifetime member of the ... [Published The Destin Log - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Report: No Guest Accidents at Legoland Florida This Quarter

Legoland Florida reported no accidents involving guests during the second quarter of 2014, according to a report from the Florida Bureau of Fair Rides Inspection. The bureau issues quarterly reports on self-reported accidents at theme parks. Under a memorandum ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Jul 22 2014]

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"Can you imagine giving birth and then the first lady of the state comes in?" said Debbie Curry, director of marketing for the NCH Healthcare System. "You know this will be a good life."
"If it's in for a day, you can get 30 to 100 customer numbers" says Diaz
Chris Frank's wife was just gardening in her yard. "As she was digging, she saw something and dug around it. That's when she had discovered that there was actually some kind of animal part in there" Frank said as he dug in his front yard, demonstrating what his wife was doing
"There is a toxin that is injected into the skin and it can produce a serious ulcer. Which in some cases can last 6 weeks or longer, but in the worst cases it can cause destruction of the local skin and require plastic surgery."

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Mission Inn to host Leadership Florida event [Published Leesburg Daily Commercial - Aug 25 2014]
State Forester Jim Karels Recognized by Florida... [Published WCTV6 - Aug 20 2014]
Firstl lady Ann Scott hands out baby journals [Published Naples Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
Skimmer found at Bradenton Beach gas station [Published 10connects.com - Aug 08 2014]
Investigation underway after racing greyhounds ... [Published WFTV - Aug 07 2014]
Two dogs die, 96 sickened at Daytona Beach grey... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Aug 06 2014]
Florida Regulations on Amusement Ride Maintenance [Published JD Supra - Aug 06 2014]
Pig legs delivered in soil from local landscaper [Published First Coast News - Jul 31 2014]
Poisonous spiders in Florida [Published WEAR TV 3 - Jul 30 2014]
FNGVC: Champion Brands Breaks Ground On Jackson... [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 30 2014]
Rat problem forces Deland Family Dollar store t... [Published WFTV - Jul 24 2014]
Seminole Tribe rolls out new 'Seminole Pride' b... [Published Florida Newszap - Jul 24 2014]
Research tackles colony collapse [Published Wallowa County Chieftain - Jul 23 2014]
Obituaries July 22 — Britton; Harrelson; McClung [Published The Destin Log - Jul 22 2014]
Obituaries July 22 — Harrelson; McClung [Published The Destin Log - Jul 22 2014]
Report: No Guest Accidents at Legoland Florida ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Jul 22 2014]
MOORE, MARTIN RAY [Published Lakeland Ledger - Jul 19 2014]
Gallery: 10 invasive species [Published Boing Boing - Jun 18 2014]
Psychedelic Sirloin – Family ate meat contamina... [Published Politisite - Mar 07 2014]
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Gallery: 10 invasive species [Published Boing Boing - Jun 18 2014]
Six lionfish, which are native to the Indian Ocean, were accidentally released into the Caribbean in 1992 when an aquarium in southern Florida was destroyed by Hurricane Andrew. Lionfish have since been detected in at least 30 locations in the U.S. ...
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This could be a good reason to go vegetarian… or maybe not. A family of four was hospitalized this week after eating meat contaminated with LSD, according to Tampa Police Department. How the drug turned up in the family’s meal is under investigation, ...
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