Don’t Stand Back, Fight BAC! ®

Here’s a video message from one of your fellow BAC Fighters: Trasca Mason is an Environmental Health Specialist from McDonough, Georgia. She reaches about 6,700 people a year with food safety messages. Of those 6,700 people, 90% say they will provide more food safety…

Kroger Co. Southwest Stores Step Up Food Safety Communications

The Partnership for Food Safety Education worked with contributing partner Kroger to create a week- by- week Food Safety Education Month outreach plan.  We thank every participating Kroger Co. store for connecting with customers on this important topic! Kroger’s 220 Southwest stores were excited to participate…

Kroger Nashville Store Managers Compete for Best Food Safety Booth

The Partnership for Food Safety Education worked with contributing partner Kroger to create a week- by- week Food Safety Education Month outreach plan.  We thank every participating Kroger Co. store for connecting with customers on this important topic! Shana Davis, Food Safety Manager for Kroger’s Nashville…

Have you met America’s Top BAC Fighter?

If you are a BAC Fighter you might recall our contest last summer to find America’s Top BAC Fighter! Well, are you ready to meet him?  America’s Top BAC Fighter is Trevor Daneker (featured above) and he works at the Rhode Island Community Food…

Publix Fights Listeriosis Infections

Pregnant women are ten times more likely to get an infection from Listeria monocytogenes and pregnant Hispanic women are about 24 times more likely to be affected.  Listeriosis is a serious illness that can lead to meningitis, hospitalization, fetal loss and death. A recent analysis by…

How FDA Supports World Health Day

Organizations unite for interactive World Health Day event

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the United Nations Foundation educated people about important food safety issues with their World Health Day #FoodSafety+Social Good webcast. The interactive event allowed people to ask questions and get answers on Facebook and Twitter using…

Personal stories motivate farm workers to follow food safety rules

The California Leafy Green Handler Marketing Board (LGMA)  brings farmers together to ensure the safety of leafy greens. The organization recently released both a new food safety training program for workers throughout the California leafy greens farming community and a new video project designed to communicate how…

California Cantaloupe Advisory Board supports consumer safe handling of cantaloupes

California cantaloupe farmers want consumers to be confident about the safety of their product. The California Cantaloupe Advisory Board (CCAB) developed a website that uses fun and informative consumer-friendly graphics, step-by-step instructions, and how-to videos to educate consumers on proper procedures to safely handle, prepare,…

Wash your paws, Georgia!

World food safety starts at the local level! Ines Beltran, a Family and Consumer Sciences Agent with the University of Georgia Extension Service, does her part for food safety by teaching people about the importance of hand washing. Ines teaches residents of Gwinnett County,…