FightBAC Blog

Lisa’s Table Is All About Safe Dinners

Meet Lisa Lisa is a dedicated BAC Fighter who is passionate about keeping her community safe. She is an Extension Agent at Michigan State University, and she regularly uses Fight BAC resources in her curriculum. Lisa values raising awareness around safe food handling practices.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Webinar an Opportunity for Class at Eastern Illinois University

Lauri J. DeRuiter-Willems teaches an undergraduate health marketing course in the Department of Health Promotion at Eastern Illinois University. The class had just finished discussing social marketing in class when Lauri saw an announcement of the Partnership’s webinar “Using Community-Based Social Marketing to Change

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Cut Food Waste and Maintain Food Safety at Home

(This blog post was developed from a Knowledge Exchange event sponsored by the non-profit Partnership for Food Safety Education on Jan. 16, 2018. Access a recording of the 30-minute event.) Reducing the risk of foodborne illness for consumers is the primary focus of the

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CATHY PROVIDES FOOD SAFETY TRAINING IN NEW JERSEY

Cathy John, a certified food safety professional with Keeping Food Safe, Inc., is very active in her New Jersey community, offering food safety training and consulting services. Cathy hosted a presentation at the James F. McGuire Memorial Senior Citizen Center in Northvale to promote

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Seniors in Michigan Focus on Food Safety

In July, Eileen Haraminac, MS, an extension educator with Michigan State University, responded to the Partnership for Food Safety Education’s offer to BAC Fighters for a Don’t Wing It health fair kit. The kits were mailed out in late August. Eileen put the kit

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Wake TV Video Collaboration is All About Food Safety

Public health educator Michelle Ricci and her team at the Wake County, NC Communicable Disease Program are always seeking new opportunities to deliver food safety messages to consumers in the county.  They reached out to the county’s communications office about doing a food safety

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