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…

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…

A Rubber Chicken and a Food Safety Lesson Learned

Jennifer Jackson is a BAC Fighter with Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities in Annapolis, Maryland. Their newsletters, which contain food safety tips, reach an estimated 12,000 family members, caregivers, managers, nurses, and assisted living facilities. The department also has active and…

Food Safety Prep from a Maryland BAC Fighter

Natasha M. Shamone-Gilmore is a BAC Fighter and the Co-Founder/Executive Director of the Maryland Resource and Training Center, a nonprofit organization. They focus on strengthening communities by providing wraparound social services and programs to individuals and families based on the four pillars of civic learning and engagement,…

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….

Fight BAC! In Assisted Living Communities

Lucy Dobson, a BAC! Fighter from Maryland, trains assisted living staffers on various practices that would improve conditions for the elderly, including proper food handling practices. Lucy feels that the senior population is underserved and is the population most vulnerable to foodborne illness.  Fight BAC! materials…