Football season food safety tips

Have a winning tailgate An Interview with BAC: How Much He Loves Super Bowl Parties  

Don’t Wing It Is a Hit with Older Americans

BAC Fighter Jennifer Jackson is with the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities in Annapolis, Maryland. She told us, “We have a lot of fun speaking to people about food safety, and this new Don’t Wing It campaign really helped us inform…

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.

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…

Story of Your Dinner is a Hit in West Virginia!

Elaine Tiller, Nutrition Outreach Instructor with the West Virginia Family Nutrition Program in Princeton knows her way around a food safety class. Raising Awareness of Home Food Safety Steps She found the Story of Your Dinner video (storyofyourdinner.org) to be an effective tool for…

Kids Games and Activities

Kids Cook, Too Kids like to make these recipes as much as they like to eat them! Remember: always wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds before and after handling food. Georgia Pecan Mix Mousie Cheese Ball Turkey…

The More the Merrier: Lots of People, Lots of Leftovers

When preparing for your special event, remember that there may be an invisible enemy ready to strike. It’s called BAC (foodborne bacteria), and it can make you sick. Lots of people and little time can create opportunities for mishandling and contamination.  After the big…

Safe Holiday Meal Tips and Planning

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Have a winning tailgate

As you head out to tailgate before the big game, remember food safety is key to defeat BAC! (foodborne bacteria). The Play by Play Keep cold perishable foods in an insulated cooler with several inches of ice, frozen gel packs, or another cold source. …