Food Safety Teacher Resources

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Learners examine the different members of food safety teams and their role in the food safety cycle. They study how these teams work together to keep our food safe.
For this science worksheet, middle schoolers read the brochure that is concerned with the concept of food safety. The dangers and advantages are discussed.
Students recognize that safe food preparation is important to good health.  In this food safety instructional activity, students participate in an activity students separate, clean, chill, and cook food safely. Students use Glo Germ to find where germs would be.
Students examine strategies and guidelines to prevent food-borne illnesses and contamination through proper handwashing, handling of foods, and food preparation. They review fact sheets on food-borne illnesses, and watch and discuss video, "Food Safety."
Students are introduced to the concept of food safety. In groups, they distinguish between fact and opinion and cause and effect while participating in a board game. They write an essay about what knowledge they gained and review the major concepts of food safety as a class.
Students examine the importance of food safety. In this food safety lesson, students identify safe practices to follow in assuring that food is safe from the farm/ranch to the table.
Students create brochures that inform their families how to prepare and store food to prevent food-borne illnesses. They research food safety facts and proper food-handling techniques on the internet.
Students identify food safety practices and storage methods.
Students evaluate a kitchen set up with food safety hazards and create a plan to prevent bacteria then go home to examine their own kitchens.
There is so much information in this lesson. A very comprehensive unit plan about food safety can be broken up into smaller pieces so as not to overwhelm the class with so much information at once. Some of the topics include handling food, storing food, foodborne illnesses, and how to keep food safe for consumption.
Students complete seventeen question test about food safety which includes matching vocabulary terms, short answer questions and fill in the blank questions. Test is part of the Food Safety Unit produced by the College of Agricultural Sciences at Pennsylvania State University.
High schoolers explore the rules to food safety and how to keep foods from growing bacteria. In this food illness lesson students view a demonstration about bacteria complete a food safety test online.
Students practice food safety and hand washing. In this health lesson, students discuss the presence of germs and how to keep yourself safe. Students wash their hands after applying Glo-Germ to see what spots they missed. 
Pupils study the connection between food spoilage and temperature control. They determine the difference between expiration, sell-by, and use by date on food. They investigate food safety practices to look for when food shopping.
Students examine how food safety affects sustainable animal production and marketing.  In this agriculture lesson students complete several activities including one on groceries and the rules of animal products. 
Young scholars use the internet to research pet food safety laws. In groups, they examine what happened during the pet food recall earlier this year and what is being done to improve the situation. They write a news feature story including interviews from veterinarians and families that were affected.
Students discuss the importance of proper hand washing, when and how to wash hands and how handwashing is important in keeping food safe. They review when to wash your hands and the benefits of washing your hands then complete "Handwashing Habits" handout.
In this food preparation crossword puzzle, students read 16 clues about food safety practices and place their answers in a crossword puzzle. There is no word bank.
In this food safety worksheet, 3rd graders create a guide. Students complete 2 lists giving explanations of food safety for both the home and the grocery store.
In this food safety maze worksheet, students help a food inspector get through the maze of food-borne bacteria. There are no tips on how to keep food safe, just a list of all the very dangerous bacteria strains which can be found in food.