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Of the following groups, which have the least risk of becoming ill from foodborne illnesses?


Common symptoms of foodborne illness include

fever, diarrhea, vomiting

Sugar acts as a food preservative by

reducing the amount of free water in food

Treating food with gamma radiation as a preservation method is called

food irradiation

Which of the following is true about food irradiation?

Irradiation can slow or limit the growth of insects, microorganisms, and parasites in food.

Food commonly associated with Staphylococcus aureus includes

meat, poultry, eggs

Food commonly associated with salmonella intoxication are

chicken and eggs

All of the following are reasons why the risk of having foodborne illness is increasing except

the increasing use of food irradiation

Aseptic processing involves

sterilizing the package and food separately and then packaging the food

All of the following are good instructions for preventing foodborne illness except

when shopping, select meat, poultry, or fish first.

James operates a food service establishment. He should make sure his employees practice all of the following rules to prevent foodborne illness except

serving meals with raw fish

The best way to prevent foodborne illness E. Coli is to

cook all meat thoroughly

The greatest health risk from food today is contamination via

viruses and bacteria

Covering cuts or sores on hands and avoiding sneezing when handling oof are important to prevent foodborne illness from


All of the following are true about ground meats except

With proper hand-washing, it is safe to eat raw hamburger

_____ can cause spontaneous abortion or stillbirth because the bacteria cross the placenta and infect the fetus.


The FIGHT BAC! food safety program includes the following tips for keeping food safe from bacteria:

clean, separate, chill, cook

Which of the following statements is not true about "Danger Zone"?

It includes the temperature range from 65 degrees to 165 degrees.

Experts speculate that about 70% of foodborne illness cases go undiagnosed because they result from ___ causes


To avoid salmonella contamination

store chciken at 40 degrees or below

Most strains of E. coli are


All of the following are potential risks of pesticides except

increased food costs

Which of the following agencies enforces wholesomeness and quality standards for meat?


Which of the following agencies regulates pesticides?

Environmental Protection Agency

To reduce exposure to pesticides,

wash and/or peel fruits and vegetables before eating

When it comes to caffeine, all of the following are true except

heavy consumption leads to depression, decreased heart rate, and decreased mental alertness.

The Delaney Cause

prevents the intentional use as food additives of compounds shown to cause cancer in laboratory animals or humans

You can usually tell from a food's taste, odor, or appearance if that food poses a risk for fooborne illness


Synthetic chemicals are more harmful to health than those that occur naturally


Exposure to oxygen can cause some foods to spoil


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