Seven Super Steps to Safe Food in the Summer

During warm weather, it is especially important to take extra precautions and practice safe food handling when preparing perishable foods such as meat, poultry, seafood and egg products. The warmer weather conditions may be ideal for outdoor picnics and barbecues, but they also provide…

Don’t Stand Back, Fight BAC! ®

Here’s a video message from one of your fellow BAC Fighters: Trasca Mason is an Environmental Health Specialist from McDonough, Georgia. She reaches about 6,700 people a year with food safety messages. Of those 6,700 people, 90% say they will provide more food safety…

Kroger Co. Southwest Stores Step Up Food Safety Communications

The Partnership for Food Safety Education worked with contributing partner Kroger to create a week- by- week Food Safety Education Month outreach plan.  We thank every participating Kroger Co. store for connecting with customers on this important topic! Kroger’s 220 Southwest stores were excited to participate…

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…