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…

The National Chicken Council Debunks Myth

Rinsing Raw Poultry Does Not Remove Bacteria The Partnership for Food Safety Education isn’t the only organization working to bust food safety myths! Recently, the National Chicken Council referenced Home Food Safety Mythbusters in their outreach to the media. The National Chicken Council noted the fact that rinsing raw…

Kansas State University’s Fight BAC Class

Stephanie Castillo Teaches First and Second Grade Students the Core 4 Stephanie Castillo with Kansas State University taught food safety to first and second grade after school students this autumn. Her “Fight BAC Class” teaches food safety basics, such as hand-washing practices, to after…

Fairchild Airmen Fight BAC! ®

Lead by BAC! Fighter Darla Klausner, the airmen of Fairchild Air Force Base (AFB) answered the call – the call to Fight BAC!® In April, through collaboration with the 92nd Public Health Flight and the Defense Commissary Agency, Darla executed a Fight BAC!® Food…

The Partnership for Food Safety Education in HGTV Magazine

The Partnership for Food Safety Education was featured in the October/November edition of HGTV Magazine. It may feel wasteful to toss what seems (and smells) like good turkey and stuffing, but Thanksgiving leftovers really should not be kept for a week. Executive Director Shelley…

Voices of BAC! Fighters

Allow us to introduce you to three BAC! Fighters who work hard to teach kids about food safety. We have been hearing from educators about their interest in new and refreshed Fight BAC!® educational material for kids. Melissa is an enthusiastic middle school teacher…

Meridian Middle School is ON THE CASE!

Rebecca Richter, a Consumer and Family Science teacher, instructs her 6th grade students on the importance of safe food handling by empowering them to be food detectives. For years, Rebecca has been showing her students the Food Detectives video because her students can relate…

Dedicated BAC! Fighter, Diane Van, Retires

After 26 years dedicated to raising the bar on consumer food safety education, Diane Van recently retired from the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service. Diane started her career as a technical information specialist on the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline. She later became…