Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (46)
Can limit access to healthy foods
living in a food desert
Geographic areas where fresh, affordable, healthy foods cannot be purchased easily
The USDA estimates that about ___ _______ people in the U.S. live in a food desert
Which of the following foods increase as developing countries become Westernized?
What is it called when the quality, variety, and/or desirability of the diet are reduced and there is difficulty at times providing enough food for everyone in the household?
Individuals living in a food desert may be limited to access of ____ foods.
What does WIC stand for?
women, infants, and children
Organic production relies on these farming practices
*biological pest management
As developing countries become Westernized their diet changes. This phenomenon is known
Practices such as biological pest management, composting, manure applications, and crop rotation are used
organic food production
fertilizers, pesticides, hormones, and irradiation are used
traditional food production
Ensure wholesomeness and quality standards for grains, produce, meat, poultry, milk, eggs products
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Enforces laws on alcoholic beverages; inspection
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
Regulates pesticides and establishes water quality standards
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Single-cell organisms found in the food we eat, the water we drink, and the air we breathe
Which government agency regulates the federal water supplies?
Sources of bottle water include the public water supply, spas, springs, geysers, and
No indication of food access problems or limitations
high level of food security
1 or 2 indications of food access problems
marginal level of food security
Reduced quality, variety or desirability of diet
low level of food security
multiple indications of disrupted eating patterns and reduced food intake
very-low level of food security
Which of the following is a sulfur-based chemical used as a food additive?
What are the threats to the safety of the US water supply?
*pollution from boats and ships
*inadequate treatment of human waste
Albacore tuna should be limited to ____ ounces per week due to its mercury content
What are some examples of pesticides?
What is a benefit of eating fish?
omega 3 fatty acids
What are the main functions of food additives?
Additives knowingly incorporated into food products by manufacturers
Intentional Food Additives
Additives that appear in food from environmental contamination of food ingredients or during the manufacturing process
Indirect food additives