BAC Fighter Dianna Bowen boosts 8th grade science curriculum with the core four

Seven years ago extension agent Dianna Bowen with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, was approached by a local science teacher who wanted to incorporate food safety into the classroom science curriculum. Dianna used Fight BAC materials to develop a program that uses…

Put a Damper on this “Camper”

Submitted by Julia Scott Campylobacter jejuni is a common foodborne germ that causes illness in 1.3 million people each year in the United States.* During the summer, take action to reduce the risk of food poisoning at your cookout or picnic! Here’s why your…

Ventura County Environmental Health Greets Residents with Food Safety Every September

Every year in September the Ventura County (CA) Environmental Health Division sets up a food safety display in the lobby of the County Government Center Building. The lobby is often bustling with county residents. This year the display featured the English and Spanish versions…

Partnership for Food Safety Education featured in Diabetes Forecast magazine

Shelley Feist, executive director of the Partnership for Food Safety Education, is featured in the July/August 2018 issue of Diabetes Forecast magazine. She discusses summer food safety and how to avoid foodborne illness when prepping, cooking, serving and storing your summer favorites. Read an…

BAC Fighter Julie Buck Discusses How to Handle Food During a Power Outage

During a power outage, the clock starts ticking on the safety of your perishable foods. If you are aware of approaching high electricity use, summer storm, tornado or hurricane, you can be prepared. BEFORE: If you are able to prepare in advance, make sure…

Taking a Page from Produce Pro

A 25-student Healthy School Committee at Sir Arthur Carty Elementary School of London, Ontario, is turning favorite family recipes into a school-wide good health project. Under the leadership of Elizabeth Hubbell, a public health nurse for the Middlesex London Health Unit, the school was…

Webinar an Opportunity for Class at Eastern Illinois University

Lauri J. DeRuiter-Willems teaches an undergraduate health marketing course in the Department of Health Promotion at Eastern Illinois University. The class had just finished discussing social marketing in class when Lauri saw an announcement of the Partnership’s webinar “Using Community-Based Social Marketing to Change…

Extension educator Jeannie Nichols publishes Easter and Passover food safety article

Spring is nearly here and with it comes some special holidays and holiday foods. Using a food thermometer when preparing meals is essential to serving safe food to our family and friends. Cooking food thoroughly is one of the four steps in preventing food…

Cut Food Waste and Maintain Food Safety at Home

(This blog post was developed from a Knowledge Exchange event sponsored by the non-profit Partnership for Food Safety Education on Jan. 16, 2018. Access a recording of the 30-minute event.) Reducing the risk of foodborne illness for consumers is the primary focus of the…

CATHY PROVIDES FOOD SAFETY TRAINING IN NEW JERSEY

Cathy John, a certified food safety professional with Keeping Food Safe, Inc., is very active in her New Jersey community, offering food safety training and consulting services. Cathy hosted a presentation at the James F. McGuire Memorial Senior Citizen Center in Northvale to promote…