Ch 7: Praxis: Food Science & Safety

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10 Lessons in Chapter 7: Praxis: Food Science & Safety
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What is Food Science? - Definition & Research

1. What is Food Science? - Definition & Research

You might not be aware of the amount of research that goes into developing and maintaining a steady, healthy food supply, but that's exactly where food science comes in. This lesson will delve into some of its applications.

Food Safety: Definition & Guidelines

2. 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.

What Is a Foodborne Illness? - Definition and Common Types

3. 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.

How to Prepare Food for Long-Term Storage

4. 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.

Food & Beverage Storage Options: Dry, Refrigerated & Frozen

5. 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.

Kitchen Sanitation & Safety

6. Kitchen Sanitation & Safety

This lesson first describes the reasons why you should keep sanitary conditions in the kitchen and then how you can achieve that. It then goes over important safety considerations having to do with the kitchen.

Food Contamination: Definition & Facts

7. Food Contamination: Definition & Facts

In this lesson, we will learn about food contamination. We'll define food contamination, including how that definition may be changing and also look as examples of food contamination.

Types of Food Contamination

8. Types of Food Contamination

In this lesson, we will learn about the different types of food contamination. We'll go over and learn more about the three main categories: physical, chemical, and biological.

The Farm-to-Table Movement: Definition & History

9. The Farm-to-Table Movement: Definition & History

Understand how the farm-to-table movement came about and why it's becoming more and more popular. You'll also see that it has many benefits, both health-wise and economically.

Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution

10. Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution

There are many issues that raise future environmental concerns. Learn how the environment may be impacted by the growing population and food and energy needs of the world, as well as growing pollution concerns as we move through the 21st century.

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