SafeFood
Lesson 4

About
the
Lessons
One
Two
Three
Four

What's bugging you?

What are consumer control points:  

Who is FAT TOM?

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

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Food Safety Lessons Introduction 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 Four: Who is FAT TOM?


FAT TOM

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INTRODUCTION
Food Safety information for consumers, educators, and those working in the food service industry. The information is based on recommendations found in Food Code 2005. Food Code 2005 represents the most recent science-based information about good food safety practices.


FAT TOM

F.A.T.T.O.M. explains what allows foodborne pathogens to grow. You'll also learn some important food safety terms.


FAT TOM will help you to remember these valuable terms:
    Food
    Acidity
    Time
    Temperature
    Oxygen
    Moisture

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