New App Helps Consumers Keep Food Safe

To support World Health Day 2015, the USDA is launching a new food safety application designed to help consumers maintain the freshness and quality of foods. The FoodKeeper application offers users valuable storage advice about nearly 500 food and beverage items, including various types…

Denver Loves Food Safety Education

Alison Peterson, a Food Program Supervisor for the Denver Department of Environmental Health (DEH) caught up with us to share wonderful activities of the DEH that protect public health through food safety education! Denver Department of Environmental Health Public Health Inspection Division is passionate…

Poultry Producer Focuses on Consumer Behavior

As part of its ongoing commitment to food safety education, West Coast poultry producer Foster Farms commissioned a study by Dr. Christine Bruhn (Center for Consumer Research at UC Davis) to look at how consumers actually prepare and handle chicken in their own kitchens….

Jr. BAC Fighter Nabs Prize in Speech Contest

Anna Morris does her part to keep food safe. Anna is pictured above after giving a speech during the the Food Safety and Preservation category in a speech contest. After answering the judge’s questions with ease, Anna took home second place! Anna also shared a…

BAC Fighter works towards diets that are both junk-free and foodborne pathogen-free

Karina Walker, a graduate student pursuing a Master in Nutritional Sciences at West Virginia University shares her dreams of a food-safe and natural world below. Ever since completing my first nutrition course, I have known that a future career in the health and food…

Nigeria Based Food Safety Consultants Upholds Food Safety Standards

Whesu Oluwakemi is a Project Coordinator at Food Safety Consultants, located in Lagos, Nigeria. They are a food industry consulting company that ensures food hygiene and safety standards are strictly adhered to. Food Safety Consultants organized a public awareness forum where stakeholders come together to make sure food…

First Food Safety Awareness Day at McGill University

Veeda Padamsi and her classmates at McGill University hosted a food safety awareness day on campus in March. They highlighted the 4 core food safety practices – clean, separate, cook, and chill – with posters and activities. Veeda and her team are proud to say it’s…

A Foodborne Illness Mystery

Peter Wong is tackling food safety by writing a mystery about an outbreak of foodborne illness aboard a cruise ship. The book is the latest in the Galactic Academy of Science series, in which middle school students travel through time to learn enough science…

Atlanta Kroger Co. Stores Add Culinary Flair to Food Safety Education

For National Food Safety Education Month, the Partnership for Food Safety Education worked with contributing partner Kroger to create a week- by- week outreach plan. We thank every participating Kroger Co. store for joining us in this effort to connect with customers on food…

Seriously? Food poisoning at a food safety meeting!

PFSE employee learns the value of her work first-hand You may have heard the ironic news that attendees at the Food Safety Summit in Baltimore last April reported symptoms of food poisoning. An investigation by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found…