Food-Borne Illness: Prevention and Treatment


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What are the symptoms of food-borne illnesses?

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1. How do you get a food-borne illness?

2. How long do most food-borne illnesses last?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of food-borne diseases. Subjects you will need to comprehend in order to fully understand the lesson include prevention of food-born diseases and the most common treatment for mild food-borne illnesses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assess your knowledge of the following with the quiz and worksheet:

  • How a food-borne illness is contracted
  • Prevention of food-borne illnesses
  • Common treatment for mild food-borne diseases
  • Length of food-borne illnesses
  • Symptoms of food-borne diseases

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be evaluated in the quiz and worksheet:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding food-borne illnesses and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about treatment and prevention of food-borne illnesses
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the symptoms of food-borne diseases

Additional Learning

To fully understand information about diseases that are contracted from contaminated food, review the related lesson called Food-Borne Illness: Prevention and Treatment. The following objectives are included in the lesson:

  • Identify the number of harmful microorganisms that a person can contract from contaminated food
  • Learn about the importance of washing hands after handling raw meat
  • Review the various types of treatment there are for food-borne diseases
  • Recall the timeline for when people should contact a doctor regarding food-borne illnesses