Linda Beech Amps Up Don’t Wing It in Kansas

People in Ellis County, Kansas, will have a hard time missing information from the Don’t Wing It (DWI) food safety campaign thanks to Linda Beech, their local family and consumer sciences extension agent. Don’t Wing It Is Ready for Action Linda has been busy…

Fighting BAC! in the Philippines

In the spring of 2016, BAC! Fighter Marie Josephine Paredes-Umali of Valencia, California presented Fight BAC! food safety lectures in the Philippines.  She found an audience thirsty for this information and learned that there were few readily available food safety training resources. Invitation to…

BAC Fighters Love In-person Outreach, Videos, and Swag! — Insights from the 2017 BAC Fighter Survey

Almost 700 BAC Fighters participated in the 2017 BAC Fighter Survey. (Thank you!) Getting your input helps us to direct our resources toward your interests. Here are a few highlights: Cooperative Extension Is Tops Most BAC Fighters are from cooperative extension or university, closely…

Betty’s Deviance Inspires Community Food Safety

Betty Yaohua Feng, is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis. She presented two sessions related to Positive Deviance at CFSEC2017. Her research investigates the effectiveness of positive deviance interventions on changing consumers’ safe…

Michelle Finds Birds and Bread Boost Hand-Washing

Michelle Paillou, Environmental Supervisor/Training Coordinator for the St. Louis (MO) County Health Department, is a community education specialist. Her food safety outreach ranges from operators who need a refresher at the “food school” she created, to school age kids and adults. For grade schoolers…

Basem’s Story Solidified His Learning

One of the best ways to solidify the new strategies you learn is to apply them and teach them. Basem Boutros is a CFSEC2017 scholarship student who explains how he applied his new learning from the conference to a story in his life and…

BAC Fighters “Wowed” by Consumer Food Safety Conference

Whether you attended in person, watched the live broadcast, or kept tabs on Twitter from work, BAC Fighters are reporting that CFSEC2107 is having a big effect on their work. There was an excellent variety of sectors represented; BAC Fighters from academia, the corporate…

These BAC Fighters Don’t Reinvent the Wheel!

Elisa Shackelton, Extension Specialist, Colorado State University and Carla Opp, Workforce Development and Quality Improvement Coordinator- Jefferson Public Health use the resources on Fightbac.org to spread the word about food safety to their communities in different ways. Elisa finds that researched-based Fightbac.org resources are…

Joanna’s Hands-On Food Safety Education

Food safety is a key concept learned in classes taught by Joanna Fedor, Family and Consumer Science Teacher at Northridge High School in Greeley, Colorado. Joanna moves her students from little or no knowledge of  hand hygiene basics to a working knowledge of the…

BAC Fighters Dive Deep into Food Safety!

We are still feeling the high energy of CFSEC2017. Both in-person and remote attendees are letting us know how valuable they found the information and presentations. To enrich your experience even more- we have pulled out some key resources that you may have missed…