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 endra 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…

Big Y Foods’ Living Well Eating Smart Program Supports Consumers

“Living Well Eating Smart” is a nutrition program run by Big Y Foods registered dietitians, Carrie Taylor, RD, LDN and Andrea Samson, RD, LDN, to help their customers live the happiest, healthiest life possible. Living Well Eating Smart’s latest newsletter is full of healthy…

NC State University Cooperative Extension Teaches Kids to Fight BAC!

Melinda Houser Leads 4-H Program Melinda Houser does her part to Fight BAC by teaching kids through the North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Health Champion Challenge. In the 4-H program she leads, kids between ages 9 to 13 learn about everything from exercise…

The National Chicken Council Debunks Myth

Rinsing Raw Poultry Does Not Remove Bacteria The Partnership for Food Safety Education isn’t the only organization working to bust food safety myths! Recently, the National Chicken Councilreferenced Home Food Safety Mythbusters in their outreach to the media. The National Chicken Council noted the fact that rinsing raw…

Food Safety is a Shared Responsibility

Shelley Feist, Executive Director of the Partnership for Food Safety Education Note: Cross-posted from the IFIC Foundation’s Nutrition Blog. Food safety is a shared responsibility across the food supply. This Food Safety Education Month, the IFIC Foundation is featuring guest blog posts from the various…

Kansas State University’s Fight BAC Class

Stephanie Castillo Teaches First and Second Grade Students the Core 4  Stephanie Castillo with Kansas State University taught food safety to first and second grade after school students this autumn. Her “Fight BAC Class” teaches food safety basics, such as hand-washing practices, to after…