Food Safety: Definition & Guidelines


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What's the purpose of following proper food safety precautions?

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1. When cooking poultry, it must be cooked to an internal temperature of:

2. When cutting any meat, poultry or fish:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Measure your knowledge of food safety with the following quiz/worksheet combo. Topics covered include safe cooking temperatures and precautions that should be taken by a person who is preparing food.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Through these questions, you will test your knowledge of:

  • The purpose of proper food safety precautions
  • Safe cooking temperatures for various types of meat
  • Steps that should be taken when cutting meat, fish or poultry
  • Required internal temperature of cooked poultry

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the internal cooking temperature of ground meats and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of rules to follow when cutting poultry, fish or meat
  • Knowledge application - use your new knowledge to answer questions about safe cooking temperatures for chicken

Additional Learning

Find out more about proper food safety in the accompanying lesson titled, Food Safety: Definition & Guidelines. Concepts covered include:

  • What can happen if food safety is ignored
  • How to properly sanitize cookware and cutting implements
  • The safe way to thaw and handle certain foods