Latest News from the Partnership for Food Safety Education

What’s Your Food Safety Game Plan?

It’s time for the big game! Millions of families will gather to watch the biggest sporting event of the year. And where there’s a Super Bowl viewing party, there’s also plenty of food!

Don’t invite germs to the party. Follow these food safety rules from our game-winning playbook.

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PFSE Welcomes Stephanie Darilus

PFSE is kicking off 2022 with a new addition to our dedicated team! Stephanie Darilus recently joined the Partnership as the new Development Manager. PFSE Community Engagement Manager Katie Weston talks to Stephanie about who inspired her to have the career she has today and what she loves about making crafts.

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Five Food Safety Resolutions for 2022

A resolution is a course of action that you have decided on and are determined to complete. For 2022, why not try making some food safety resolutions? Reducing your household’s risk of food poisoning through proper hand hygiene, safe food handling, and food storage, will pay off with many benefits, including reducing risk of other bacterial or viral diseases. Now is a great time to commit the entire family to consistent practice of food safety basics…

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Sweet Treats, Healthy Eats!

‘Tis the season for baking! Sweet treats — cookies, cakes and pies — are delicious traditional goodies for winter holiday celebrations. According to NCSolutions, household spending on sweet and dessert items and baking supplies were 20% greater in the first two weeks of November than at the same time last year. Many Americans love baking at home. But not everyone is aware that mishandling raw batter or raw dough can be risky to their families’ health — especially for children! These important tips will help…

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Texas 4-H Food Challenge Inspires Students

Julie Gardner, Ph.D. has been an Extension Agent, and now an Extension Specialist, with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension for over 25 years. During her time with the extension, she’s had the opportunity to participate in and develop numerous programs but her “favorite activity to do with youth” is the “4-H Food Challenge.” Julie graciously took the time to sit down and share with PFSE staff about the 4-H Food Challenge and what makes it so special.

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Making Family Memories with Safe Recipes

Many of us have fond memories of cooking with our parents or grandparents, baking cookies or preparing holiday meals. When looking for fun activities to do with kids, one great-grandmother went a step further. Barb the Great, as she’s known by her family, works with brothers Cole and Clayton to enter cooking contests. She does all the research and each…

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Prep Yourself: Food Is On the Way!

Responding to the increasing use of food delivery services and as National Food Safety Education Month kicks off, the Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) has launched a new national campaign to help food delivery users ensure the safety of their delivered foods. Prep Yourself: Food Is on the Way, the first national food safety campaign specifically…

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BAC Fighter Marie Engages Students in Safe Cooking

Marie Canesi is a culinary teacher at the League School of Greater Boston. The school’s mission is “to help students with Autism develop to their fullest potential in every aspect of their lives; social, emotional, academic, and behavioral.” For the past eight years Marie has been in the kitchen with her students, teaching them how to…

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