Safe Microwaving

When it comes to Convenience Foods, Cook It Safe Many Americans’ freezers are stocked with fast, tasty convenience foods.  While the shortest distance between the freezer and the table may be the microwave oven, not all convenience foods can be cooked in the microwave….

Home Food Safety Mythbusters

Over the years we have all heard advice related to food safety. Some of this advice rings true, while other guidance is just plain wrong. To help you protect yourself and your family from foodborne illness, the Partnership for Food Safety Education has created…

Recall Basics

According to recent research* most Americans say they pay close attention to news reports about food recalls, and 81% say that when they hear about a food recall they tell others. Yet fewer than 60% of Americans have ever checked their homes for a…

Safe Produce

Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Like any raw fresh foods, naturally occurring bacteria in fresh fruits and vegetables can cause food poisoning. Follow these safe handling tips to consistently protect yourself and your family when you enjoy fresh produce…

Atlanta Kroger Co. Stores Add Culinary Flair to Food Safety Education

For National Food Safety Education Month, the Partnership for Food Safety Education worked with contributing partner Kroger to create a week- by- week outreach plan. We thank every participating Kroger Co. store for joining us in this effort to connect with customers on food…

Western Carolina University Student Takes on Foodborne Illness

Senior Research project aims to increase awareness of foodborne illness across Jackson County North Carolina Katherine J. Eagle, a Senior at Western Carolina University dedicated her Senior Research project to making sure Jackson County, North Carolina Medical Facilities have food safety education materials on…

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…

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 Master Food Preserver Knows How to Fight BAC!®

Sacramento County Program Volunteers Spread Safe Preservation Knowledge Home food preservation techniques like canning, freezing, and drying are growing in popularity. As more people practice these home techniques, they need to learn a specific set of food safety skills to reduce the risk of…

BAC Fighter and Blogger Shares Food Safety Messages

Some information demands a share! After the Partnership for Food Safety Education’s July Knowledge Exchange conference call on poultry handling, Marybeth Feutz was inspired to share information on her blog, AgriCultured. In her post, Food Safety in the Kitchen, Marybeth shares some key points on consumer…