These BAC Fighters Don’t Reinvent the Wheel!

Elisa Shackelton, Extension Specialist, Colorado State University and Carla Opp, Workforce Development and Quality Improvement Coordinator- Jefferson Public Health use the resources on Fightbac.org to spread the word about food safety to their communities in different ways. Elisa finds that researched-based Fightbac.org resources are…

BAC Fighters Dive Deep into Food Safety!

We are still feeling the high energy of CFSEC2017. Both in-person and remote attendees are letting us know how valuable they found the information and presentations. To enrich your experience even more- we have pulled out some key resources that you may have missed…

Fighting BAC with Clean, Reusable Bags

Lynn Nakamura-Tengan is an Extension Educator at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Lynn and her team at the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources developed and disseminated information on Germ-free Reusable Bags (GRUB) through the Nutrition Education for Wellness website, Hawaii county…

Mobile Food Safety in Memphis—Meet BAC Fighter Jean Bridges!

We Fight BAC, Inc. of Memphis, Tennessee is a program developed by BAC Fighter Jean Bridges.  Her program started as a USDA Summer Food Service Program, providing a daily meal and snack for Memphis’ disadvantaged children. Latch-key Kids Need the Core Four During this…

Food Safety Trivia Isn’t Trivial!

Jennifer Jackson of Anne Arundel County Maryland, Department of Aging and Disabilities, shares a BAC Fighter success story from the Older Americans Month Health and Wellness Fair they attended. Her department set up a table on food safety which included Chelsea the Chicken,  a…

From Low-Riding to High-Achieving “Jeremy”— A Food Safety Success Story

BAC Fighter Jean Bridges of Memphis sent us this inspiring story of her employee, “Jeremy.” In June of 2014, her organization started its’ USDA Summer Food Service Program, serving a free nutritious lunch and snack to more than 2,000 kids a day. They needed…

The Poo Fighters Rock Food Safety Training in Minnesota

Great! Unique way to present info! Fun and kept my attention for the whole time! Very entertaining as well as informational. I teach food safety/cooking classes at the center for independent living and this will be very helpful.  These raves were for the Minnesota…

BAC stage!

Soup kitchen set includes Fight BAC!® posters The set for the Horizon Theatre’s Atlanta production of GRAND CONCOURSE by playwright Heidi Schreck takes place in a church soup kitchen in the Bronx. BAC Fighter and former PFSE Board member, Missy Cody, was delighted to…

Middle School Students Put the Core Four Food Safety Practices to Action

When the kids at TCA Middle School get cooking, you can be sure they’re doing it safely thanks to BAC Fighter Tara Mateo. Tara recently hosted a cooking lab where students learned all about the four core food safety practices. The students learned about…

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…