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Fight BAC!® Campaigns

Fight BAC! Keep Food Safe from Bacteria
Safe Food Handling
A campaign that educates consumers about the four simple practices -- clean, separate, cook and chill -- that can help reduce their risk of foodborne illness.
BAC character carrying a thermometer reading 40 F
BAC Down!
Give bacteria the cold shoulder. Keep your refrigerator at 40° F or below. Use a thermometer to monitor.
BAC character being washed off a bunch of grapes
Safe Produce Handling
Six Steps to Safer Fruits and Vegetables (also available in Spanish)
Be Food Safe logo
Be Food Safe
A special collaboration with the USDA to promote Be Food Safe, a new outreach program built around the four core Fight BAC!® safe food handling messages of Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill.

Fight BAC! Curriculum for Kids