Basem’s Story Solidified His Learning

One of the best ways to solidify the new strategies you learn is to apply them and teach them. Basem Boutros is a CFSEC2017 scholarship student who explains how he applied his new learning from the conference to a story in his life and…

BAC Fighters “Wowed” by Consumer Food Safety Conference

Whether you attended in person, watched the live broadcast, or kept tabs on Twitter from work, BAC Fighters are reporting that CFSEC2107 is having a big effect on their work. There was an excellent variety of sectors represented; BAC Fighters from academia, the corporate…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Marsha Lockard, NEAFCS President

I was honored to represent the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) at the Partnership for Food Safety Education summit in Chicago the first part of March. The summit was a wonderful opportunity to network with other professionals who are engaged…