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…

Denver Loves Food Safety Education

Alison Peterson, a Food Program Supervisor for the Denver Department of Environmental Health (DEH) caught up with us to share wonderful activities of the DEH that protect public health through food safety education! Denver Department of Environmental Health Public Health Inspection Division is passionate…

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…

A Foodborne Illness Mystery

Peter Wong is tackling food safety by writing a mystery about an outbreak of foodborne illness aboard a cruise ship. The book is the latest in the Galactic Academy of Science series, in which middle school students travel through time to learn enough science…

Holiday Food Safety Resources

Use these resources for a holiday that’s food safe…not stressful!

School Lunches

BAC to School: Pack a Safe Lunch 101 Download a Keeping Bag Lunches Safe Flyer When it’s back-to-school time, Fight BAC!® wants to remind parents and families across the country that the first important lesson of the school year is packing a safe lunch. All…

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….

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…

Food Safety Superstar

What do you do when you have an encounter with a serious foodborne illness? You Fight BAC! ® Dana Dziadul acquired Salmonella Poona after eating contaminated cantaloupe at the age of three.  She’s developed reactive arthritis as a result of the food poisoning. It…

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…