Seniors in Michigan Focus on Food Safety

In July, Eileen Haraminac, MS, an extension educator with Michigan State University, responded to the Partnership for Food Safety Education’s offer to BAC Fighters for a Don’t Wing It health fair kit. The kits were mailed out in late August. Eileen put the kit…

Wake TV Video Collaboration is All About Food Safety

Public health educator Michelle Ricci and her team at the Wake County, NC Communicable Disease Program are always seeking new opportunities to deliver food safety messages to consumers in the county.  They reached out to the county’s communications office about doing a food safety…

Bernadette Cooks Up Food Safety Skills with Her Students

New Hampshire Teacher of the Year Bernadette Olsen teaches food and consumer science (FACS) at the David R. Cawley Middle School in Hookset, N.H. There she helps to grow students’ independent problem-solving skills in food safety and other topics. She teaches a number of…

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…

Joanna’s Hands-On Food Safety Education

Food safety is a key concept learned in classes taught by Joanna Fedor, Family and Consumer Science Teacher at Northridge High School in Greeley, Colorado. Joanna moves her students from little or no knowledge of  hand hygiene basics to a working knowledge of the…

Fighting BAC with Clean, Reusable Bags

Lynn Nakamura-Tengan is an Extension Educator at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Lynn and her team at the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources developed and disseminated information on Germ-free Reusable Bags (GRUB) through the Nutrition Education for Wellness website, Hawaii county…

U of Missouri Extension Fights BAC with Backpacks

Friday Backpack program reaches 19,400 students weekly Missouri children are getting the nutrition and food safety information they need thanks to the BAC Fighters at University of Missouri Extension. Creative programs help make sure kids are eating well, living healthy lifestyles, and forming food safety…

Why Attend the Consumer Food Safety Education Conference?

Food Safety Specialist Judy Harrison Says It’s a Conference Like No Other This is a conference like no other because it specifically targets food safety educators!  I have attended every one of these conferences since the 2002 conference in Orlando.  The conference is a…

Mixing it up with Fight BAC!®

With over 20 years in public schools teaching food safety, Melissa Blaine still finds ways to get creative with Fight BAC!®. Melissa is a Family and Consumer Sciences teacher at Grant Middle School in New Mexico. Melissa has been using Fight BAC!® for years…