Don’t Wing It

Practice safe poultry handling at the store and at home. A few simple Do’s and Don’ts on Touch and Temp will help you reduce the risk of illness from common germs.

Betty’s Deviance Inspires Community Food Safety

Betty Yaohua Feng, is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis. She presented two sessions related to Positive Deviance at CFSEC2017. Her research investigates the effectiveness of positive deviance interventions on changing consumers’ safe…

Michelle Finds Birds and Bread Boost Hand-Washing

Michelle Paillou, Environmental Supervisor/Training Coordinator for the St. Louis (MO) County Health Department, is a community education specialist. Her food safety outreach ranges from operators who need a refresher at the “food school” she created, to school age kids and adults. For grade schoolers…

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…

BAC Fighters “Wowed” by Consumer Food Safety Conference

Whether you attended in person, watched the live broadcast, or kept tabs on Twitter from work, BAC Fighters are reporting that CFSEC2107 is having a big effect on their work. There was an excellent variety of sectors represented; BAC Fighters from academia, the corporate…

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…

Take a Fresh Look at Frozen Foods this Holiday Season

Dr. Donna Garren,  Senior Vice President of Regulatory and Technical Affairs, Frozen Food Foundation In honor of the holiday season, the Frozen Food Foundation invites you to take a fresh look at frozen foods and follow the four easy steps in the Story of…

5 Top Food Safety Tips for the Holidays and Every Day

Mike Robach, Vice President, Corporate Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Cargill  Holiday parties are a staple this time of year. I’m in the midst of planning several for friends and family right now. With my job focused on preventing foodborne illnesses, I believe one…