Food safety quiz

Do you know what the temperature danger zone is? Or how long you should keep that greasy Chinese take-away in your fridge? Test your food safety knowledge now by taking our short quiz.

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Created by: SFPQ

  1. Which of these is NOT a good food safety practice?
  2. On average, how many food-borne illness cases are caused by poor hygiene practices in the home each year?
  3. The 'temperature danger zone' is the temperature range at which bacteria are most likely to grow and cause food-borne illness. Food should therefore be kept out of the temperature danger zone whenever possible. The temperature danger zone is between:
  4. How long should you wash your hands for?
  5. What should you do if cold food has been unrefrigerated for more than 4 hours?
  6. An optimal fridge temperature is between:
  7. Leftovers should be thrown out if they are older than:
  8. Hot food should be heated and consumed at:
  9. Which one of these is NOT a food-borne disease?
  10. If you suspect you have food poisoning, who should you contact?

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