Kroger Helps Michigan Shoppers Become ProducePros!

Displays and radio messages provide customers with food safety info to take home with purchases. 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…

Food Safety Superstar

What do you do when you have an encounter with a serious foodborne illness? You Fight BAC! ® Dana Dziadul acquired Salmonella Poona after eating contaminated cantaloupe at the age of three.  She’s developed reactive arthritis as a result of the food poisoning. It…

Louisiana BAC Fighter Hosts Power Packed Camp

Linda Gauthier and her team at Louisiana State University (LSU) hosted a Microbiology and Food Safety Camp from July 14-18, 2014 for 7th and 8th graders on the LSU campus. During the camp, students: Constructed a giant microbe. Researched bacteria and made three dimensional…

Franken BAC at Frys Food & Drug Stores (A Kroger Co.)

Back in October, the Partnership for Food Safety Education hosted a contest called Franken BAC’s Monster Mash. It was designed to teach kids to fight off microscopic monsters (pathogens) that could be in their food and make them sick.  We were delighted to find…

Western Carolina University Student Takes on Foodborne Illness

Senior Research project aims to increase awareness of foodborne illness across Jackson County North Carolina Katherine J. Eagle, a Senior at Western Carolina University dedicated her Senior Research project to making sure Jackson County, North Carolina Medical Facilities have food safety education materials on…

U of Missouri Extension Fights BAC with Backpacks

Friday Backpack program reaches 19,400 students weekly Missouri children are getting the nutrition and food safety information they need thanks to the BAC Fighters at University of Missouri Extension. Creative programs help make sure kids are eating well, living healthy lifestyles, and forming food safety…

Why Attend the Consumer Food Safety Education Conference?

Food Safety Specialist Judy Harrison Says It’s a Conference Like No Other This is a conference like no other because it specifically targets food safety educators!  I have attended every one of these conferences since the 2002 conference in Orlando.  The conference is a…

PFSE Staff Spoils BAC’s Summer Plans

Community event prepares a squad of junior BAC Fighters for summer “Do you know what a germ is?” That’s what we asked kids when they approached the Partnership for Food Safety Education’s table at the Koshland Science Museum on May 10th, 2014. In “kidspeak”…

How Do You Revive Motivation and Appetite for Food Safety Education?

Since joining FDA in 1998, I have attended two of the four national Consumer Food Safety Education Conferences that have been held. As an education specialist I develop food safety materials and programs. It’s interesting and rewarding work, but from time to time a kind of…

Yours for Children Inc. Supports Massachusetts Child Care Providers

Child care providers have a lot on their plates. In the ever- important field of caring for children, there’s always something else to learn! Yours for Children Inc. (YFCI) is dedicated to providing Massachusetts family child care providers with the skills and resources they need to…