Concerns for Food Safety Around the World


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1. How is Mad Cow Disease a unique food born illness?

2. Which of the following is a good rule to follow when it comes to food safety?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to assess what you have learned about problems concerning food safety. You will be evaluated on your understanding of information such as mad cow disease, how to avoid foodborne illnesses, and the meaning of zoonotic diseases.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to check your understanding of:

  • The source of mad cow disease
  • The medical phrase for mad cow disease
  • Ways to prevent foodborne illnesses
  • The definition of zoonotic diseases

Skills Practiced

Take time to practice these skills while viewing this lesson:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as pathogens and microbes
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about food safety in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about critical ideas, like food safety precautions

Additional Learning

Learn additional information about food safety problems that affect people everywhere by taking a look at the video lesson on Worldwide Food Safety Issues. The objectives for this lesson are:

  • Understand what food safety is and its importance to people around the world
  • Identify who is responsible for food safety
  • Define zoonotic diseases
  • Identify and understand concerns about food safety
  • Understand the meaning of microbes
  • Define and identify pathogens
  • Understand what causes mad cow disease and identify its scientific name
  • Define organic food
  • Know and understand basic food safety precautions and procedures