Cut Food Waste and Maintain Food Safety at Home

(This blog post was developed from a Knowledge Exchange event sponsored by the non-profit Partnership for Food Safety Education on Jan. 16, 2018. Access a recording of the 30-minute event.) Reducing the risk of foodborne illness for consumers is the primary focus of the…

CATHY PROVIDES FOOD SAFETY TRAINING IN NEW JERSEY

Cathy John, a certified food safety professional with Keeping Food Safe, Inc., is very active in her New Jersey community, offering food safety training and consulting services. Cathy hosted a presentation at the James F. McGuire Memorial Senior Citizen Center in Northvale to promote…

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…

Mix and Match Your Fight BAC Resources for Custom-made Classes

BAC Fighters know that there are a wide variety of food safety education resources on FightBAC.org. The site features ready-to-go campaigns that require simply a printer for downloadable brochures and flyers, or a projector for ready-made PowerPoint presentations. Educators may also personalize Fight BAC…

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…

BAC Fighters Love In-person Outreach, Videos, and Swag! — Insights from the 2017 BAC Fighter Survey

Almost 700 BAC Fighters participated in the 2017 BAC Fighter Survey. (Thank you!) Getting your input helps us to direct our resources toward your interests. Here are a few highlights: Cooperative Extension Is Tops Most BAC Fighters are from cooperative extension or university, closely…

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…

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…

Three Ways BAC Fighters Can Boost Outreach

Whether you attended the CFSEC2017 or not! The late January 2017 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference- Advancing Food Safety Though Behavior Change showed what a  powerful force for preventive health we are! The conference shined a bright light on the outstanding work of BAC…