Don’t Stand Back, Fight BAC! ®

Here’s a video message from one of your fellow BAC Fighters: Trasca Mason is an Environmental Health Specialist from McDonough, Georgia. She reaches about 6,700 people a year with food safety messages. Of those 6,700 people, 90% say they will provide more food safety…

Volunteers in Brazil Run Food Safety Blog

Juliane Dias and team keep food safe by running a food safety blog, Food Safety Brazil. Food Safety Brazil is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating food industry professionals, small business owners, and consumers about food safety. Volunteers keep the blog alive by writing posts…

BAC Fighter Game Teaches Refrigerator Safety

My go-to food safety educational game for open houses and health fairs is my refrigerator game.  When you only have a minute or two with people, I’ve learned you have to make food safety eye-catching, interactive, and understandable for young kids to older adults….

BAC Fighter takes food preservation classes online

Suzanne Driessen, a BAC Fighter with University of Minnesota Extension works online to make sure food is safe from farm to plate! The renewed interest to grow and purchase local foods quadrupled requests for University of Minnesota Extension food preservation classes. To meet the…

New App Helps Consumers Keep Food Safe

To support World Health Day 2015, the USDA is launching a new food safety application designed to help consumers maintain the freshness and quality of foods. The FoodKeeper application offers users valuable storage advice about nearly 500 food and beverage items, including various types…

Poultry Producer Focuses on Consumer Behavior

As part of its ongoing commitment to food safety education, West Coast poultry producer Foster Farms commissioned a study by Dr. Christine Bruhn (Center for Consumer Research at UC Davis) to look at how consumers actually prepare and handle chicken in their own kitchens….

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 NEW! Download a School Lunch Food Safety Tips 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…

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…