Handwashing for ordinary people in a time of novel coronavirus

By Shelley Feist, Executive Director, Partnership for Food Safety Education Have you been hearing in the news, at school and at work that there are important things you need to do to stay healthy? BTW, the coronavirus handwashing advice you’ve been hearing about has…

An Interview with BAC: How Much He Loves Super Bowl Parties

BAC® sat down with Shelley Feist, Executive Director of the Partnership for Food Safety Education, to talk about his idea of “Super Bowl fun”. Q: BAC, lots of people are getting together over food to watch the Super Bowl. What do you love most…

Five Food Safety Tips for Holiday Buffets

By Shawnte Loeri, Communications Associate, Partnership for Food Safety Education The holiday season reigns in terms of total grocery sales in the United States.* This abundance of food going home with people indicates a busy December of food preparation and entertaining. The Partnership for…

The High Season of Cookie Dough Defiance

By Shelley Feist, Executive Director, Partnership for Food Safety Education I have several friends who devote an entire December weekend to baking holiday cookies to give as gifts. (Lucky me, I am often a recipient). It is only this season that it occurs to…

BAC Fighter Dianna Bowen boosts 8th grade science curriculum with the core four

Seven years ago extension agent Dianna Bowen with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, was approached by a local science teacher who wanted to incorporate food safety into the classroom science curriculum. Dianna used Fight BAC materials to develop a program that uses…

Put a Damper on this “Camper”

Submitted by Julia Scott Campylobacter jejuni is a common foodborne germ that causes illness in 1.3 million people each year in the United States.* During the summer, take action to reduce the risk of food poisoning at your cookout or picnic! Here’s why your…

Ventura County Environmental Health Greets Residents with Food Safety Every September

Every year in September the Ventura County (CA) Environmental Health Division sets up a food safety display in the lobby of the County Government Center Building. The lobby is often bustling with county residents. This year the display featured the English and Spanish versions…

Partnership for Food Safety Education featured in Diabetes Forecast magazine

Shelley Feist, executive director of the Partnership for Food Safety Education, is featured in the July/August 2018 issue of Diabetes Forecast magazine. She discusses summer food safety and how to avoid foodborne illness when prepping, cooking, serving and storing your summer favorites. Read an…

BAC Fighter Julie Buck Discusses How to Handle Food During a Power Outage

During a power outage, the clock starts ticking on the safety of your perishable foods. If you are aware of approaching high electricity use, summer storm, tornado or hurricane, you can be prepared. BEFORE: If you are able to prepare in advance, make sure…

Taking a Page from Produce Pro

A 25-student Healthy School Committee at Sir Arthur Carty Elementary School of London, Ontario, is turning favorite family recipes into a school-wide good health project. Under the leadership of Elizabeth Hubbell, a public health nurse for the Middlesex London Health Unit, the school was…