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Food Safety & Storage - Chapter Summary
Work through this online chapter at your own pace to review the fundamentals of food storage and safety. Taught by expert instructors, this chapter's lessons break down terms and concepts pertaining to proper storage methods for food and beverages, the nature of food-borne illnesses and basic food safety guidelines. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Recognize common types of food-borne illness
- Prepare food for long-term storage
- Comprehend food safety guidelines
- Describe a variety of beverage and food storage options
The chapter's lessons are designed to be short, simple and entertaining. For this reason, you can quickly move through the chapter, enjoy the studying process and gain an understanding of important food safety and storage concepts. We've included short quizzes to help you strengthen your understanding of the material. You can also access the chapter at any time using an Internet-connected device.
1. Food Safety: Definition & Guidelines
Improper food preparation can cause you to fall ill as a result of various dangerous microorganisms. In this lesson, you'll learn how to properly prepare your food.
2. What Is a Foodborne Illness? - Definition and Common Types
In this lesson we will discuss illness caused by consuming contaminated foods. This will include defining the little known difference between food poisoning and food infection.
3. How to Prepare Food for Long-Term Storage
Throwing away food is not only wasteful but can also be costly. One way to preserve food is to package it in such a way that it can be stored for the long-term. Come along as we learn how to do so in this lesson.
4. Food & Beverage Storage Options: Dry, Refrigerated & Frozen
In this lesson, we will identify the three types of storage items for foods in the food and beverage industry: dry, refrigerated, and frozen. The lesson will also address quality concerns over each storage method.
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