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1

Undernutrition results in stunted growth in about _______ of the world's children.

33%

2

Foods commonly contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus include

ham and poultry.
cream-filled pastries.
egg and chicken salads.
All of these choices are accurate.

3

To prevent foodborne illness, cooked food should be consumed right away or refrigerated or frozen within _____ hour(s).

2

4

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits

poor households that meet eligibility guidelines.

5

Coughing and sneezing on foods, or exposing them to infected cuts or sores allows __________ to contaminate the food.

Staphylococcus aureus

6

Typical food sources for this parasite are wild game and pork.

Trichinella spiralis

7

Which of the following water sources is NOT regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency?

private wells

8

Food additives are regulated by the

Food and Drug Administration.

9

Food and Drug Administration.


more common in developing countries than in developed countries.
associated with impaired physical and mental health in children in the U.S.
all of these choices are accurate.

10

The most common application of genetic engineering of foods is to

confer resistance to pesticides applied to kill weeds and insects.

11

Common genetically engineered crops in the U.S. include

soybeans, corn, and cotton.

12

Perishable foods should be held either below _______ °F or above ______ °F.

41, 135

13

In the U.S., the _________ mandates that public water supplies be monitored regularly for microorganisms, chemicals, and various metals.

Environmental Protection Agency

14

The food additives that inhibit the growth of the pathogen Clostridium botulinum are

sodium nitrate and sodium nitrite.

15

The U.S. government assistance program that provides vouchers for food purchases to low-income pregnant women, infants, and children is

the WIC program.

16

Fish or shellfish most likely to be contaminated with toxins include

mussels and clams.

17

Populations disproportionately affected by food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition include

young children and women.

18

The U.S. government agency that administers most food and nutrition assistance programs is the

United States Department of Agriculture

19

Bt corn contains a protein produced by a bacterial gene. This protein

is a pesticide that kills caterpillars, a major threat to corn.

20

Improper canning of foods can result in serious foodborne illness caused by the ___________ bacterium.

Clostridium botulinum