Raw and risky foods quiz printable version

How do bacteria and viruses get into raw food?

a) From food handlers’ unwashed hands

b) From the soil or compost it is grown in

c) From the animals food comes from

d) Dirty kitchen equipment

e) By contact from other contaminated food

f) From dirty irrigation water

g) All of the above

When should you wash fruit and vegetables?

a) Before you put them in the fridge or fruit bowl

b) Just before you eat them

c) Don’t know

Which of the following raw foods has had a food poisoning outbreak linked to them in Australia in the last 24 months?

a) Unpasteurised (raw) milk

b) Seed/bean sprouts

c) Raw or undercooked egg dishes

d) Frozen berries

e) Lettuce

f) All of the above

Which fresh foods are more of a risk for food poisoning?

a) Imported food

b) Australian grown food

c) Neither one nor the other

Eggs from your own chickens are less likely to give you food poisoning than shop bought eggs.

a) True

b) False

c) Don’t know

Which of the following foods is it OK to cut/scrape off mould and eat?

a) Fruit and veg

b) Jams

c) Soft cheese

d) None of the above

Who is most at risk if they get food poisoning?

a) Children under 7 years

b) People over 65 years

c) Pregnant women

d) People with weak immune systems

e) All of the above

When you are travelling overseas in a country without safe drinking water which of the following is safest to eat?

a) Fresh fruit and salad vegetables

b) Fruit you can peel yourself

c) Cooked food

d) Eggs that are raw or have runny yolks

e) Unpasteurised milk

f) Ice in drinks

g) Tap water

h)All of the above

 Which Australians have the best food safety knowledge according to our surveys?

a) Men of all age groups

b) University educated women

c) West Australians

d )Young people under 30

e) People living in rural or regional communities.

f) All of the above

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