Wake TV Video Collaboration is All About Food Safety

Public health educator Michelle Ricci and her team at the Wake County, NC Communicable Disease Program are always seeking new opportunities to deliver food safety messages to consumers in the county.  They reached out to the county’s communications office about doing a food safety…

Fighting BAC! in the Philippines

In the spring of 2016, BAC! Fighter Marie Josephine Paredes-Umali of Valencia, California presented Fight BAC! food safety lectures in the Philippines.  She found an audience thirsty for this information and learned that there were few readily available food safety training resources. Invitation to…

Joanna’s Hands-On Food Safety Education

Food safety is a key concept learned in classes taught by Joanna Fedor, Family and Consumer Science Teacher at Northridge High School in Greeley, Colorado. Joanna moves her students from little or no knowledge of  hand hygiene basics to a working knowledge of the…

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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…

Go 40 or Below

For more campaign resources, please visit the sections below:   Check it out! In this 30 second video, food safety expert Dr. Robert Gravani of Cornell University talks about one of the most effective ways that consumers can reduce their risk of foodborne illness….

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…

Shopping Tips

Once you’ve selected your menu and collected all the recipes, purchase all non-perishables ahead of time (Check the local newspaper and web sites for holiday food coupons and grocery store bargains!) Shop for fresh items (perishables) on your final shopping trip. Remember to order…

First Food Safety Awareness Day at McGill University

Veeda Padamsi and her classmates at McGill University hosted a food safety awareness day on campus in March. They highlighted the four core food safety practices – clean, separate, cook, and chill – with posters and activities. Veeda and her team are proud to say it’s…