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Introduction Lesson 1
What's
bugging
you?
Lesson 2
What are
Consumer
Control
Points?
Lesson 3
Where is the
DANGER
ZONE?
Lesson 4
Who is
FAT TOM?

Contact
Glossary
References

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Food Safety Lessons Introduction Lesson One: Whats Bugging You? Lesson Two: What are Consumer Control Points? Lesson Three: Where is the Danger Zone? Lesson Four: Who is FAT TOM? Glossary of Terms Food Safety References Contact the Food Safety Project Team

Lesson One: What's bugging you?
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Parasites
parasite.gif (8824 bytes) Parasites need to live on or in a host to survive. Examples of parasites that may contaminate food or water are Trichinella spiralis (trichinosis) that affects pork and Anisakis roundworm that affects fish.
 
Fungi
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Fungi can be microscopic or as big as a giant mushroom. Fungi are found in the air, soil, plants, animals, water, and some food. Molds and yeast are fungi. Molds may produce dangerous toxins in food. Yeast development in foods will affect quality.

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