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What's the minimum temperature should hot food be held on a self-serve buffet?

135 F

Single-use gloves should only be used....

over clean hands

What's the safest way to thaw a frozen 25-pound turkey?

Under a refrigeration at a maximum temperature of 41 F

Bacteria grows well in foods that....

contain protein, are moist, and are neutral to slightly acidic

What is contamination?

The presence of harmful substances in food.

Which item poses the greatest risk to children or elderly people?

Rare hamburger

The manager at a hospital is planning next week's menu. What should not be served?

Alfalfa sprouts

Delivery of shell eggs should be recieved at an air temperature of what?

45 F or below

The effectiveness of a chemical sanitizer can be limited by?

Improper rinsing that leaves a detergent reside

Dry food should be stored off of the floor by at least...?

6 inches

For proper hand hygine, what is acceptable for a food handler?

Short fingernails

If someone has hepatitis A, what should occur?

Exclude them from the establishment then notify the local regulartory authority

What information does a MSDS include?

First Aid Data

What is an unacceptable material for cutting boards?

soft wood, like pine

The proper way to check temperature of a vaccum sealed food product is .....?

Put themometer between two of them

Determining where hazards can occur in the flow of food, identifying potential food hazards, and grouping food by how it is processed in an establishment are all elements of...

Conducting a hazard analysis

What is cross-connection?

A link between safe and unsafe water

There has been a backup in the floor drain or a kitchen area Sewage and waste water are in the floor. What should the manager do?

Close the restaurant immediantly

Bacteria that cause foodborne intoxications?

produce poisonous substances

Cleaning tools should be...

stored away from food preparation areas.

Which would be the best way to prevent the Giardia parasite from infecting food?

Using safe water supplies

Which item can be safely re-served?

An unopened individual packet of jelly or ketchup

The water temperature in a washing machine shouldn't be 195 F. Why?

because the water will evaporate before it sanitizes the dishes

how long must food establishments keep files after the harvest date for shellstock?

90 days

A prep cook is diagnosed with shigellosis must be...

excluded from work and notify the local regulartory authority

Foodborne illness is least likely caused by....

improper equiptment storage.

scornbroid poisoning can be prevented by:

purchasing fish from approved, reputable supplies

Which is a TCS food: Saltines, Bananas, Sprouts, or Coffee?


Jaundice is a sympdtom of which foodborne illness?

Hepitis A

A foodhandler reports having a sore throat and fever, what should you do?

keep them from working with food.

What is the purpose of Material Safety Data Sheet?

Inform staff of safe wuse and hazards associated with chemicals used in the operation

Food must be cooled from 135 F to ________ within 2 hours.

70 F

A stockpot of soup that needs to cool should be placed, where?

in an ice-water bath

What is the only way to prevent back flow?

Air gap

What is coving?

Curved, sealed edge between a floor and a wall.

Which organization makes recommendations for food safety regulation of the foodservice industry?

Food and Drug Administration

Waste water is draining slowly. What is the most likely reason?

Buildup in the grease trap

When purchasing chemicals, pesticides, or hazardous materials....

Be sure they are approved for use in a foodservice establishment

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