Food Safety Trivia Isn’t Trivial!

Jennifer Jackson of Anne Arundel County Maryland, Department of Aging and Disabilities, shares a BAC Fighter success story from the Older Americans Month Health and Wellness Fair they attended. Her department set up a table on food safety which included Chelsea the Chicken,  a…

First Food Safety Awareness Day at McGill University

Veeda Padamsi and her classmates at McGill University hosted a food safety awareness day on campus in March. They highlighted the four core food safety practices – clean, separate, cook, and chill – with posters and activities. Veeda and her team are proud to say it’s…

Seriously? Food poisoning at a food safety meeting!

PFSE employee learns the value of her work first-hand You may have heard the ironic news that attendees at the Food Safety Summit in Baltimore last April reported symptoms of food poisoning. An investigation by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found…

Louisiana BAC Fighter Hosts Power Packed Camp

Linda Gauthier and her team at Louisiana State University (LSU) hosted a Microbiology and Food Safety Camp from July 14-18, 2014 for 7th and 8th graders on the LSU campus. During the camp, students: Constructed a giant microbe. Researched bacteria and made three dimensional…

PFSE Staff Spoils BAC’s Summer Plans

Community event prepares a squad of junior BAC Fighters for summer “Do you know what a germ is?” That’s what we asked kids when they approached the Partnership for Food Safety Education’s table at the Koshland Science Museum on May 10th, 2014. In “kidspeak”…

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…

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…