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Food Safety Quiz

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How well do you know how to handle and store food so it doesn't make you sick? Take this quiz to find out. Post your quiz results on Twitter or Facebook using hashtag #dontthrowitaway. Watch Cyreia Sandlin's report all week on THE News at 5 on WTOC-TV. *NOTE - The quiz works from a desktop PC or laptop, not on a mobile device. Source: UGA Cooperative Extension Service Foods & Nutrition Education, Partnership for Food Safety Educationription.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the magic number for refrigerator and freezer temperatures?
    • A. 

      40 degrees and 0-10 degrees

    • B. 

      30 degrees and 15 degrees

    • C. 

      35 degrees and -5 degrees

  • 2. 
    How long can you keep eggs in the refrigerator?
    • A. 

      Two weeks

    • B. 

      One week

    • C. 

      Four-five weeks

  • 3. 
    How long can you freeze milk for?
    • A. 

      One month

    • B. 

      Two months

    • C. 

      Three months

  • 4. 
    Where should raw meat, poultry and seafood be placed in the fridge?
    • A. 

      Top shelf in sealed container/plastic bag

    • B. 

      Middle shelf in sealed container/ plastic bag

    • C. 

      Bottom shelf in sealed container/plastic bag

  • 5. 
    True or false: Packaged fruits and vegetables labeled “ready-to-eat”, “washed” or “triple washed” still need need to be washed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    True or false: You should never defrost food at room temperature. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or false: You can keep a whole chicken or turkey in the freezer for up to one year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or false: Bananas can be stored in the pantry. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or false: Bread can be stored in the fridge. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False