What word is best defined as the spread of pathogens from one surface or food to another?
For how long and at what minimum internal temperature should poultry be cooked before serving?
15 Seconds at 165 F
HAZCOM Standards are met by Employers by
Notifying and Training employees about dangerous chemicals in the workplace
The Most Important Step Managers can Take to Prevent Parasites
Purchase food from an approved and reputable supplier
This product should be USDA inspected and marked in order to comply with USDA standards and to be acceptable for receiving
What kind of thermometer is used for taking the temperature of thin foods (Hamburgers, Steaks, etc...)
What are the six conditions under which bacteria may grow most rapidly?
Food, Acidity, Time, Temperature, Oxygen, Moisture
What is the full name of the Federal Agency which creates and enforces safety related standards for businesses?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Skid-Resistant Shoes and gloves would be classified as what kind of equipment?
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
The loss of sales, negative exposure, low employee morale, and insurance premiums are all listed in our book as possibly resulting from what occurance?
A foodborne-illness outbreak
When a first or second degree burn occurs, responders should immediately apply what to the affected area?
Why are babies and elderly people more likely to get foodborne illness?
They have weakened immuned systems.
What microorganism is the leading cause of foodborne illness?
Viruses - Viruses carried by people are the main contributors to foodborne illness and foodborne illness outbreaks
What is the single most important thing a person can do to maintain hygiene for food safety?
When cooling foods, what is the total number of hours that hot food has to be brought down to 41 degrees fahrenheit or lower
What factor will impact the effectiveness of sanitizers?
temperature, contact time, and concentration
Which of the following items would a minor be prohibited from operating in a kitchen: Ovens, Cutters, Ranges, Broilers
Cutters - Any heavy machinery including cutters, grinders, patty forming machines, slicers, and saws are prohibited for use by minors, by law.
In addition to basic food preparation (prior to cooking), what work can a 15 year old student perform in a foodservice environment?
They work with gas or electric grills that do NOT involve cooking over an open flame
If a customer slips and falls on a wet floor inside of a restaurant, who can legally be held responsible for this?
The establishment can be held responsible (Ways to limit liability may include signage, regular facility checks, etc...)
Which type of temperature probe would be most effective for measuring the internal temperature of a steak?
If a pan of roasted turkey has been cooled to 70 degrees within 2 hours, what is the maximum number of hours left to cool the chicken safely to 41 degrees?
4 hours remain. (Remember that cooling occurs over 6 hours, 2 hours to 70 and 4 hours to 41 or below. The cooling process allows for 6 total hours.) (117)
Which of the following steps are included as a part of the accident investigation process: Contact OSHA, Collect physical evidence, call an ambulance, throw away hazardous materials, display caution signs, contact a physician, fill out OSHA forms, interview all witnesses, retrain employees.
Collect physical evidence, fill out OSHA forms, interview all witnesses.
Hint: Remember that the accident investigation process is about collecting, recording, and reporting what happened in an accident. The only additional steps are keeping all employees informed of procedures (Sept 7) and posting emergency phone numbers (Step 8)
On which of the following should food handlers focus, in order to ensure food safety: 1) acidity and time, 2) time and temperature, 3) food and acidity, 4) oxygen and moisture
Time and Temperature. While all of the other items can often be controlled by food handlers, the easiest and best way for food handlers to ensure safety is by monitoring and controlling time and temperature.