Kitchen Safety and Sanitation

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What is a sell by date?

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What is a sell by date?

This is the last day the food should be sold. After this date, the food will not be fresh for home storage. This date is usually written for meat, eggs, and milk.

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What is a best before date?

This date is the day the food was put in a package. After this date the quality and nutrition will not be very good.

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What is an expiration date?

This date is the last day you should eat the food. After this date, the food may not be safe to eat. Food that has passed the expiration date should go in the garbage.

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What does pasteurize mean?

To pasteurize means to heat milk to destroy harmful bacteria.

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Name the 3 foods that quickly spoil at room temperature

Meat, milk and eggs

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What is the percentage of food borne illnesses that is preventable? To prevent means to stop something from happening.

85%

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What is bacteria?

Bacteria are one-celled living organisms so small that they can be seen only with a microscope

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How long does it take for bacteria to develop on room temperature foods?

6-72 hours

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What is the only thing that can kill bacteria and what is the temperature?

Heat to 32 degrees

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Name 2 types of bacteria that could make a person sick

Salmoneila and E-coli

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What does sanitize mean?

Clean very well, so there is no bacteria

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List 4 ways to sanitize a kitchen

  1. Wipe can lids before opening them, and wash your can opener after each use

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2.Use clean, covered containers to store food

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3.Use a clean spoon every time you taste food during cooking

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  1. Wash knives, spoons and counter tops with hot, soapy water after each use. As an additional step, you can sanitize them with a bleach solution.

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How should you keep your body clean in the kitchen?

Wash your hands

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How long should you wash your hands?

30 seconds

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What is cross-contamination?

It is when harmful bacteria are transferred from one food or surface to another. For example, bacteria from chicken can transfer to vegetables.

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List 3 ways to prevent cross-contamination

1.Wash cutting boards every time you use them.

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2.Cook the food until it is done.

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3.Heat leftovers correctly.

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4.Keep food at the right temperature.

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List 2 tips for knife safety

1.Always cut away from your body.

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2.Use a cutting board. Do not hold food in your hand to cut it.

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What does immersible mean?

To immerse means to put into water. For example, you must immerse knives in water to wash them. Most kitchen equipment is NOT immersible because of electricity.

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List 3 tips on how to be safe using a range

  1. Look at cooking food

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2.Keep appliances clean

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3.Keep pot handles in

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What is the safest thing to put on a grease fire?

Baking Soda

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What is the worst thing to put on a grease fire?

Water

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How should food be stored safely?

Food should be separated on different shelves. Food should be placed in containers with lids. Do not put meat with fruit and vegetables.

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