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…

A Master Food Preserver Knows How to Fight BAC!®

Sacramento County Program Volunteers Spread Safe Preservation Knowledge Home food preservation techniques like canning, freezing, and drying are growing in popularity. As more people practice these home techniques, they need to learn a specific set of food safety skills to reduce the risk of…

Recommit to the Need for Consumer Food Safety Education

Attending the Consumer Food Safety Education Conference (this year, Dec. 4-5 in Arlington, VA) is important to me on many levels. Because the conference focuses on food safety education, there’s a much more targeted educational approach that meets my needs. And because it is targeted, it…

BAC Fighter and Blogger Shares Food Safety Messages

Some information demands a share! After the Partnership for Food Safety Education’s July Knowledge Exchange conference call on poultry handling, Marybeth Feutz was inspired to share information on her blog, AgriCultured. In her post, Food Safety in the Kitchen, Marybeth shares some key points on consumer…

BAC Fighter Survey Results

The Partnership for Food Safety Education Supports Health Educators In June, the Partnership for Food Safety Education surveyed BAC Fighters to see how they use Fight BAC! materials and the level of engagement that BAC Fighters want with the Partnership. We learned a lot…

Food Safety at the Greater Boston Food Bank

GBFB is the largest hunger-relief organization in New England Kendra Bird, the Director of Nutrition for The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB), is responsible for the safety of nearly 40 million pounds of food that passes through the facility annually. GBFB is the largest hunger-relief organization…