A tracking system that identifies chemicals applied to fresh fruits and vegetables.
A tracking system that tells a grower how many pounds of product the retail store has sold.
A tracking system that identifies the products that consumers buy as well as their brand preferences.
A tracking system that allows a food item to be followed from the consumer back to the point where it was produced/grown.
Q: Define the acronym GAPs.
General Applied Production Strategies
General Agricultural Practices
Good Agricultural Practices
Generic Agricultural Practices
Q: On the farm, name three areas that need to be controlled to reduce microbial risks.
Hands, soil, and surfaces
Water, manure, and weather
Weather, wild animals, and soil
Wind, hands, and manure
Q: Explain the four steps in proper handwashing.
Apply soap, wet hands, wash for 30 seconds, rinse and dry
Wet hands, apply soap, wash for 30 seconds, rinse and dry
Wet hands, apply soap, wash for 20 seconds, rinse and dry
Apply soap, wet hands, wash for 20 seconds, rinse and dry
Q: As part of the FDA FightBac Program, what are the 4 C’s to remember in order to keep food safe from bacteria?
Cost, Contamination, Cook, and Control
Check, Control, Cook, and Chill
Check, Clean, Chill, and Control
Clean, combat Cross-contamination, Cook, Chill
Q: Which of the following best defines cross-contamination?
Spread of microorganismsfrom one item to the other, for example between raw and cooked food if using the same cutting boards.
Movement of manure from the barn to the fields when it is applied as a fertilizer.
Movement of germs from a sick person’s hand to the food they are handling.
Another name for pollination, for example when bees inoculate flowers in the spring.
Q: To what temperature should you heat foods to kill most bacteria?
Q: Suppose that you are working at home with your produce garden. You are harvesting vegetables to sell for either your 4H or FFA SAE and in doing so, you pull a thistle and prick your finger. Your finger bleeds just a bit onto a cabbage leaf. As a customer pulls up to purchase products, what should you do?
Wipe your finger on your jeans and sell produce.
Throw the cabbage that is contaminated with blood away, wash your hands with soap and water, bandage the finger, and then sell produce.
Ask the customer to pick their own cabbage while you wash the bloody cabbage and prepare it for sale.