The Florida Citrus Commission has a long history of providing public access to the records and meetings of the Florida Department of Citrus encouraging industry participation and understanding regarding the decisions impacting the industry and the public.
The Florida Department of Citrus is an executive agency of Florida government. One of the Governor’s first acts was to sign an executive order encouraging state agencies to increase the public’s awareness about Florida’s open government practices and to streamline and clarify applicable laws and policies while making information easier and more accessible.
You can learn more about the open government initiative by visiting the Governor’s Office of Open Government. Among the resources available there is Executive Order 07-01.
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The Florida Department of Citrus is a public governmental agency and as such, original data generated or compiled by the Florida Department of Citrus that is contained in these webpages generally, is in the public domain and is available to you to use as you wish, unless otherwise specified.
By accessing and using information, data and materials contained in the webpages of the Florida Department of Citrus, you acknowledge, understand and agree that in exchange and in consideration for such access and use, you accept and agree to the following Terms and Conditions of Use (“Agreement”):
The Florida Department of Citrus shall not be liable for improper or incorrect use of data, information, any apparatus, products, processes, materials or related graphics (the “items”) described or contained in those webpages. The items are not legal documents and are not intended to be used as such.
As the user, you recognize and agree that the items may change over time without notice. However, the Florida Department of Citrus makes no commitment to update the items contained in the webpages. You also recognize and agree that the information contained in the webpages was developed by the Florida Department of Citrus for specific reasons, and this information may be inaccurate or unreliable if used for other purposes. The Florida Department of Citrus is not responsible for your use or reliance upon this information.
All information, including but not limited to all items contained in the webpages, is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, and the Florida Department of Citrus expressly disclaims all express and implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and as well as representations as to non-infringement of proprietary rights. The Florida Department of Citrus does not warrant, guarantee, or make any representations regarding the use, or the results of the use, of the information or any items provided to you by the Florida Department of Citrus in terms of correctness, accuracy, reliability, completeness, usefulness, timeliness or otherwise. The entire risk as to the results and performance of any information or item obtained from the Florida Department of Citrus is assumed by you as the recipient. Any person who uses any information or items available from the Florida Department of Citrus waives (gives up) any claim for any and all liability for any damages, costs and expenses arising directly or indirectly out of access to, use of, or both access to and use of, the Florida Department of Citrus webpages and agrees that there are no remedies for negligence, or under any theory of strict liability, or breach of warranty or contract, including but not limited to indirect, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, even if you give notice to the Florida Department of Citrus of the possibility of such damages.
By using the Florida Department of Citrus website, you agree to assume all risks associated with access to it and its use, including the risk of your computer, software, or data damaged by any virus, program, or file which might be transmitted or activated by a Florida Department of Citrus webpage or your access to it. In summary, you agree that the Florida Department of Citrus shall not be liable for any damages of any kind resulting from the access to, use of, or both access to and use of, the Florida Department of Citrus website or any links to it. You may link to the Florida Department of Citrus website; however, linking to the Florida Department of Citrus website does not constitute or imply sponsorship or endorsement of your site by the Florida Department of Citrus. Any linking which results in display of this website’s contents surrounded by or included with content of another site, organization or person is strictly prohibited.
Items available via the Florida Department of Citrus webpages may contain live references, hypertext links or pointers, to information created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. The Florida Department of Citrus provides these links and pointers solely for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website you are leaving the floridajuice.com site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website. The Florida Department of Citrus has no control over, and is not responsible for the content of, any off-site material referenced by hypertext links or pointers accessible via the Florida Department of Citrus webpages. The Florida Department of Citrus makes no warranty, guarantee, or promise, express or implied, that the items accessible via the links contained on the Florida Department of Citrus webpages are either relevant, accurate, complete, up to date, or fit for any use whatsoever, nor does the Florida Department of Citrus represent or imply that such use will not infringe upon another’s privately held right, nor does any such items or its content represent the official position of the Florida Department of Citrus nor any of its officials, employees or agents. The Florida Department of Citrus cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in the linked websites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked website.
The Florida Department of Citrus does not endorse the organizations sponsoring linked websites and does not endorse the views they express or the products and/or services they offer. The Florida Department of Citrus is not responsible for transmissions users receive from linked websites.
In accordance with Ch. 372.0222, Florida Statutes, the inclusion on floridajuice.com of advertising, logos or website links, or reference to any products, process, service, trade name, trademark, or manufacture, is not an endorsement by the Florida Department of Citrus of any such advertisers, links, entities, products, services, names or marks.
This Agreement (Terms and Conditions of Use of this site) has been delivered in the State of Florida and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Florida. Wherever possible, each provision of this Agreement shall be interpreted in such manner as to be effective and valid under applicable law, but if any provision of this Agreement shall be prohibited or invalid under applicable law, such provision shall be ineffective to the extend of such prohibition or invalidity, without invalidating the remainder of such provision or the remaining provisions of this Contract. Any action in connection herewith, in law or equity, shall be brought in Polk County, Florida, to the exclusion of all other lawful venues. The parties hereby waive trial by jury in any action or proceeding brought by any party against any other party pertaining to any matter whatsoever arising out of or in any way connected with this Agreement, or with the website and the information contained on this website.
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Disclaimer: The Florida Department of Citrus, in making summaries of recently published studies on citrus products or nutrients contained in citrus products and/or links to abstracts of the studies themselves available to interested consumers, is for information purposes only. Publication of the summaries is not intended to state or imply that citrus products or their nutrients are effective in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of a disease or health-related condition.
Disclaimer: Single recipes found on the website may be copied for personal use only. You may not sell or charge for access for any recipes copied from this website either singly or in collections. You may not copy entire sections of recipes on this website. You may copy recipes to your own computer for personal use, but under no circumstances are you authorized to post recipes found on the Florida Department of Citrus website on any other website or to redistribute mass quantities of such recipes in any matter, including but not limited to, e-mail transmission, webpage posting, zip files, print, MasterCook or other software collections, etc.. You may share reasonable numbers of recipes as long as credit is given to the author and to the Florida Department of Citrus.