A Full Year of Food Safety

New Jersey Calendar Contest Reaches Students and Food Handlers Jeanne Garbarino and her fellow BAC Fighters from New Jersey’s Vineland Food Safety Council and the Vineland Health Department are passionate about keeping their city food safe. Last fall, they launched the 2014 food safety…

Eat Well and Play Hard

Shari Portnoy brings healthy eating messages to Brooklyn Kids Shari Portnoy works hard to bring nutrition, fitness, and food safety information to daycare centers in Brooklyn, New York as part of the Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings program. Eat Well Play…

Student Health Educators

Connecticut BAC Fighters inform entire school Julia Cronin planned a middle school class project that ensured food safety information was spread beyond the walls of her classroom to the entire K- 8 student body of Integrated Day Charter School in Norwich, Connecticut. Julia, a…

BAC Fighter Reaches Kids and Restaurant Workers

Food Safety Instructor Commits to Reaching Multiple Audiences BAC Fighter, Sujit Dey is committed to sharing food safety messages with multiple audiences. As a food safety instructor for the U.S. Embassy in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sujit teaches food safety at local schools and restaurants. In…

Bremer County, Iowa 4-H Learns Safe Food Handling

Moriah and Reba, two high school students from the Bremer County, Iowa Tri-River Trendsetters 4-H Club used Fight BAC! materials to teach thirteen young Cloverbuds about food safety. The Cloverbuds got a kick out of the BAC story – Moriah and Reba used silly voices to…

Harrisburg University of Science & Technology Promotes Food Safety

Dr. Rene Massengale and her team from Harrisburg University of Science & Technology promoted food safety at the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm show in January 2011.  Dr. Massengale is a food and water quality scientist.  Her research focuses on the topics of food safety and…

Fight BAC! In Assisted Living Communities

Lucy Dobson, a BAC! Fighter from Maryland, trains assisted living staffers on various practices that would improve conditions for the elderly, including proper food handling practices. Lucy feels that the senior population is underserved and is the population most vulnerable to foodborne illness.  Fight BAC! materials…

Safe Kids Day

Dr. Beth Canfield-Simbro Teaches Food Safety to Kids and Parents Dr. Beth Canfield-Simbro, an Associate Professor of Public Health & Health Education at the University of Mount Union, used Fight BAC!® materials at Safe Kids Day. The University partnered with the Stark County, Ohio…

Teaching Food Safety in the Classroom

TRACY AJELLO WAS AN AUTHOR OF THE ORIGINAL FIGHT BAC! MATERIALS “Raise your hand if you have leftovers in your fridge” says Tracy Ajello, a 5th grade teacher at Doolittle School in Cheshire, Connecticut. Hands shoot up in the air. Tracy often starts her…

Jazmin Nuno of the San Ysidro Health Center

Cooking for a Healthy Lifestyle Program Teaches Food Safety to Adults Jazmin Nuno is a Health Educator for the Cooking for a Healthy Lifestyle Program at San Ysidro Health Center in San Diego, California. The San Ysidro Health Center (SYHC) is a non-profit community…