Retailers

We enjoy one of the safest supplies of fresh produce in the world. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t risks. Eating contaminated produce (or fruit and vegetable juices made from contaminated produce) can lead to food poisoning.  Educate customers to become ProducePros and give…

Wash your paws, Georgia!

World food safety starts at the local level! Ines Beltran, a Family and Consumer Sciences Agent with the University of Georgia Extension Service, does her part for food safety by teaching people about the importance of hand washing. Ines teaches residents of Gwinnett County,…

Volunteers in Brazil Run Food Safety Blog

Juliane Dias and team keep food safe by running a food safety blog, Food Safety Brazil. Food Safety Brazil is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating food industry professionals, small business owners, and consumers about food safety. Volunteers keep the blog alive by writing posts…

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,…

Cooperative Extension Educators use Meat Models to Promote Food Safety Awareness

Rachel Parsons, a Nutrition Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome shared her favorite food safety education activity below with us for World Health Day 2015. Many of my participants don’t understand food may have gone bad even though it doesn’t look or smell any…

Kids in NY Daycare Centers Line Up to Wash Hands

Shari Portnoy makes food with children every day as an Eat Well Play Hard Nutritionist for New York Day Care Centers. She teaches a six-week program that always starts with food safety, hand-washing and general nutrition. Since young children like to touch everything, Shari…

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….

Poultry Producer Focuses on Consumer Behavior

As part of its ongoing commitment to food safety education, West Coast poultry producer Foster Farms commissioned a study by Dr. Christine Bruhn (Center for Consumer Research at UC Davis) to look at how consumers actually prepare and handle chicken in their own kitchens….

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…

Nigeria Based Food Safety Consultants Upholds Food Safety Standards

Whesu Oluwakemi is a Project Coordinator at Food Safety Consultants, located in Lagos, Nigeria. They are a food industry consulting company that ensures food hygiene and safety standards are strictly adhered to. Food Safety Consultants organized a public awareness forum where stakeholders come together to make sure food…