Lesson 4 - Who is 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

Listen to the FAT TOM rap!


Food Safety information for consumers, educators, and those working in the food service industry. The information is based on recommendations found in Food Code 2009. Food Code 2009 represents the most recent science-based information about good food safety practices.

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