Summer without Salmonella

Are you aware that illnesses from Salmonella spike in the summer? And that the overwhelming majority of hospitalizations from Salmonellosis occur in children under 5 years of age? We’ve created flyers and postcards in English and Spanish so you can TAKE ACTION this summer…

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Summer Grilling Graphics

These new grilling graphics in English and Spanish let consumers take safe cooking temperatures with them everywhere they go to grill this summer. Share them on your websites, through your social media channels, or even print them as postcards!   3938

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…

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….

BAC Fighter and Blogger Shares Food Safety Messages

Some information demands a share! After the Partnership for Food Safety Education’s July Knowledge Exchange conference call on poultry handling, Marybeth Feutz was inspired to share information on her blog, AgriCultured. In her post, Food Safety in the Kitchen, Marybeth shares some key points on consumer…

The National Chicken Council Debunks Myth

Rinsing Raw Poultry Does Not Remove Bacteria The Partnership for Food Safety Education isn’t the only organization working to bust food safety myths! Recently, the National Chicken Council referenced Home Food Safety Mythbusters in their outreach to the media. The National Chicken Council noted the fact that rinsing raw…

Dedicated BAC! Fighter, Diane Van, Retires

After 26 years dedicated to raising the bar on consumer food safety education, Diane Van recently retired from the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service. Diane started her career as a technical information specialist on the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline. She later became…

Rinse at your Own Risk!

BAC Fighter collaboration urges consumers to stop rinsing chicken Dr. Jennifer Quinlan brought together a team of BAC Fighters from Drexel University and New Mexico State University to set the record straight on one hot button topic. They’re telling consumers: “Don’t Wash Your Chicken.”…