Kids Games and Activities

Kids Cook, Too Kids like to make these recipes as much as they like to eat them! Remember: always wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds before and after handling food. Georgia Pecan Mix Mousie Cheese Ball Turkey…

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….

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…

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…

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”…

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…

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…

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…