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Food Safety IQ

Is Your Food Safety Know-How Half-Baked Or Well-Done?
Take our pop quiz and find out your Food Safety I.Q.!

Most of us know the basics when it comes to preparing meals. Yet studies show that up to one-third of home cooks don?t always practice basic food safety techniques.

Take a minute to answer our quiz. You?ll be asked 10 short questions. Then check your score to see how you rate!

1. It’s best to thaw frozen foods:

2. A sure sign that canned foods are contaminated is if they are:

3. Which of the following foods can cause food poisoning?

4. If you don’t have a meat thermometer, you can tell a whole chicken or turkey is thoroughly cooked if:

5. Milk and eggs should be stored:

6. After sitting out in the hot sun for awhile, which of the following picnic foods is the most likely candidate for food poisoning?

7. Before handling food, wash hands in hot soapy water for at least:

8. The maximum time leftovers can safely sit at room temperature is:

9. After marinating meat, poultry or seafood, marinades:

10. Which of the following can transfer bacteria to food?

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