Have you met America’s Top BAC Fighter?

If you are a BAC Fighter you might recall our contest last summer to find America’s Top BAC Fighter! Well, are you ready to meet him?  America’s Top BAC Fighter is Trevor Daneker (featured above) and he works at the Rhode Island Community Food…

Food Safety Prep from a Maryland BAC Fighter

Natasha M. Shamone-Gilmore is a BAC Fighter and the Co-Founder/Executive Director of the Maryland Resource and Training Center, a nonprofit organization. They focus on strengthening communities by providing wraparound social services and programs to individuals and families based on the four pillars of civic learning and engagement,…

BAC Fighter Game Teaches Refrigerator Safety

My go-to food safety educational game for open houses and health fairs is my refrigerator game.  When you only have a minute or two with people, I’ve learned you have to make food safety eye-catching, interactive, and understandable for young kids to older adults….

BAC Fighter takes food preservation classes online

Suzanne Driessen, a BAC Fighter with University of Minnesota Extension works online to make sure food is safe from farm to plate! The renewed interest to grow and purchase local foods quadrupled requests for University of Minnesota Extension food preservation classes. To meet the…

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…

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…