Food And Nutrition 3rd Edition - Chapter 12 Testbank

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The Food and Nutrition testbanks consist of multiple choice questions that test your knowledge of the topics covered in the book. You can use these questions to check your understanding as you read through each chapter, or practise for your exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In Australia food regulation comes under the authority of:

    • A.

      The National Food Authority

    • B.

      The Ministry of Health

    • C.

      The Department of Health and Ageing

    • D.

      Food Standards Australia New Zealand

    • E.

      Individual state governments

    Correct Answer
    D. Food Standards Australia New Zealand
    Explanation
    Food Standards Australia New Zealand is the correct answer because it is the regulatory body responsible for setting food standards and ensuring the safety and quality of food in both Australia and New Zealand. It develops and administers the Food Standards Code, which outlines the requirements for food labeling, additives, contaminants, and hygiene standards. This organization works closely with government agencies, industry stakeholders, and consumers to protect public health and maintain confidence in the food supply chain.

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  • 2. 

    According to food quality standards, all meat pies sold in Australian supermarkets:

    • A.

      May contain up to 25% undeclared offal meat

    • B.

      Must disclose the percentage of cereal added

    • C.

      Will provide % of daily nutrient intake on nutrient information panels

    • D.

      Must contain more than 25% meat

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Must contain more than 25% meat
    Explanation
    According to the given food quality standards, all meat pies sold in Australian supermarkets must contain more than 25% meat. This means that the pies cannot have less than 25% meat content. The other options mentioned in the question are not accurate according to the food quality standards.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is NOT an objective of the revised Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code?

    • A.

      To allow wider permission for the use of ingredients and additives

    • B.

      To develop standards which are easier to understand

    • C.

      To develop standards which regulate individual foods

    • D.

      To consider the possibility of industry codes of practice as alternatives to regulation

    • E.

      To facilitate harmonisation of food standards between Australia and New Zealand

    Correct Answer
    C. To develop standards which regulate individual foods
    Explanation
    The objective of the revised Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code is to develop standards which regulate individual foods. This means that the code aims to establish specific regulations and guidelines for different types of food products. The other objectives listed in the question, such as allowing wider permission for ingredients and additives, developing easier-to-understand standards, considering industry codes of practice, and facilitating harmonization between Australia and New Zealand, are all stated objectives of the revised code.

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  • 4. 

    In Australia which of the following is not considered mandatory in the fortification of foods:

    • A.

      Fluoride in bottled water

    • B.

      Thiamin in wheat flour for bread

    • C.

      Folic acid in wheat flour for bread

    • D.

      Iodine in salt used in bread making

    • E.

      Vitamin D in margarine

    Correct Answer
    A. Fluoride in bottled water
    Explanation
    In Australia, while fortification of foods with various nutrients is mandatory, fluoride in bottled water is not considered mandatory. This means that it is not required by law for bottled water to be fortified with fluoride in Australia.

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  • 5. 

    The term ‘Product of Australia’ can be made on a label if:

    • A.

      Significant ingredients originate and all production processes occur in Australia

    • B.

      All ingredients are sourced from and 50% of production occurs in Australia

    • C.

      The food is substantially transformed in Australia

    • D.

      At least 50% of the cost of production is carried out in Australia

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Significant ingredients originate and all production processes occur in Australia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Significant ingredients originate and all production processes occur in Australia." This means that for a product to be labeled as "Product of Australia," not only should the significant ingredients used in the product come from Australia, but also all the production processes involved in making the product should take place in Australia. This ensures that the product is genuinely Australian and reflects the country's resources and manufacturing capabilities.

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  • 6. 

    Under the revised ANZFA Food Standards Code, food labels will not indicate the:

    • A.

      Percentage of the characteristic ingredient

    • B.

      Relative amount of the ingredients

    • C.

      Country of origin of ingredients

    • D.

      Directions for use and storage of the product

    • E.

      Quality of the ingredients

    Correct Answer
    E. Quality of the ingredients
    Explanation
    Under the revised ANZFA Food Standards Code, food labels will not indicate the quality of the ingredients. This means that the labels will not provide any information about the grade, freshness, or overall quality of the ingredients used in the product. The focus of the labeling requirements is on other aspects such as the percentage and relative amount of ingredients, country of origin, and directions for use and storage.

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  • 7. 

    Under the code, the label of most foods must include a nutrition information panel that contains a declaration of:

    • A.

      Protein, total fat, total carbohydrates, sugars, energy, sodium and potassium

    • B.

      Protein, total fat, saturated fat, polyunsaturated fat, total carbohydrates, energy, sodium

    • C.

      Protein, total fat, polyunsaturated fat, monounsaturated fat, total carbohydrates, sugars, sodium

    • D.

      Protein, total fat, saturated fat, total carbohydrates, sugars, energy, sodium

    • E.

      Protein, total fat, total carbohydrate, energy, sodium, potassium

    Correct Answer
    D. Protein, total fat, saturated fat, total carbohydrates, sugars, energy, sodium
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes all of the required information that must be declared on the nutrition information panel. This includes the declaration of protein, total fat, saturated fat, total carbohydrates, sugars, energy, and sodium. These are important components to include on the label as they provide valuable information about the nutritional content of the food product.

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  • 8. 

    The Codex Alimentarius is a:

    • A.

      Food law which regulates trade between Asian pacific countries

    • B.

      Collection of food standards which can be utilised to facilitate international trade

    • C.

      Independent organisation established to monitor the analysis of food exports

    • D.

      Umbrella organisation of international trade

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Collection of food standards which can be utilised to facilitate international trade
    Explanation
    The Codex Alimentarius is a collection of food standards that can be utilized to facilitate international trade. It is not a food law that specifically regulates trade between Asian Pacific countries, nor is it an independent organization established to monitor the analysis of food exports. While it does play a role in international trade, it is not an umbrella organization of international trade. Therefore, the correct answer is that it is a collection of food standards which can be utilized to facilitate international trade.

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  • 9. 

    A claim that a food is low in salt would require the food to contain:

    • A.

      75% less sodium than the same quantity of reference food

    • B.

      A sodium content of less than 25%

    • C.

      A salt content of less than 25%

    • D.

      No more than 120mg of sodium per 100g of food

    • E.

      No more than 120mg of salt per 100g of food

    Correct Answer
    E. No more than 120mg of salt per 100g of food
    Explanation
    A claim that a food is low in salt would require the food to have a salt content of no more than 120mg per 100g of food. This means that the food should have a relatively low amount of salt compared to its overall weight.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following is true with respect to health claims on labels in Australia?

    • A.

      If health claims are made, nutrition information panels must be present

    • B.

      References to support health claims made must be present on the label

    • C.

      Health claims refer to statements on the label of a food such as gluten-free or good source of omega-3 fatty acids

    • D.

      They are currently illegal with the exception of the folate health claim

    • E.

      Are under consideration as there is evidence linking the consumption of individual single foods to nutritional outcomes

    Correct Answer
    D. They are currently illegal with the exception of the folate health claim
    Explanation
    Health claims on labels in Australia are currently illegal, except for the folate health claim. This means that any other health claims, such as gluten-free or good source of omega-3 fatty acids, are not allowed on food labels in Australia.

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