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.

Basem’s Story Solidified His Learning

One of the best ways to solidify the new strategies you learn is to apply them and teach them. Basem Boutros is a CFSEC2017 scholarship student who explains how he applied his new learning from the conference to a story in his life and…

5 Top Food Safety Tips for the Holidays and Every Day

Mike Robach, Vice President, Corporate Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Cargill  Holiday parties are a staple this time of year. I’m in the midst of planning several for friends and family right now. With my job focused on preventing foodborne illnesses, I believe one…

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…

Top 10 Home Food Safety Myths and Facts

Over the past eight years, the Partnership for Food Safety Education has debunked commonly-held food safety myths. This year, we are taking a look back at some of the most popular of these myths and the facts that disprove them. Take a look! As always,…

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…

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…

Glorious Goodies to Send and Receive

You eagerly rip open the shiny, gift-wrapped box you received in the mail. As you peer into the present, you gasp! The sticker says, “Keep Refrigerated” — but the delicacy inside feels like it’s at room temperature! Oh, no! How can you be sure…