Featured Article Quiz #2: "Food Safety Issues and Training Methods for Ready-to-Eat Foods in the Grocery Industry"

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Featured Article Quiz #2: "Food Safety Issues and Training Methods for Ready-to-Eat Foods in the Grocery Industry"


Binkley, Margaret, Journal of Environmental Health


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Quiz deadline: January 1, 2006

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1. According to the United States Department of Labor, between 1999 and 2001, the per-consumer average annual Home Meal Replacement (HMR) expenditure rose

a. 5.0 percent.

b. 5.6 percent.

c. 6.2 percent.

d. 7.0 percent.

2. Two of the major factors that have contributed to the growth of the HMR market include:

a. Two-income households and labor constraints.

b. Working female head of household and consumers under the age of 44.

c. Rising incomes and time constraints.

d. Young singles and new families.

3. What percent of American households "carry in" at least one meal per week?

a. 35 percent.

b. 40 percent.

c. 45 percent.

d. 50 percent.

4. Which of the following is considered a food safety risk associated with HMR retailers?

a. More potent pathogens.

b. High labor turnover.

c. Complex food system.

d. All of the above.

5. The Partnership for Food Safety Education found that 92 percent of Americans know practicing food safety is very important, and that they practice safe food handling on a consistent basis.

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