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Food Safety Quiz

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Which three major factors cause food contamination?
  • (A)  Physical, biological, and chemical
  • (B)  Physical, biological, and radiological
  • (C)  Physical, psychological, and health
  • (D)  Physical, chemical, and psychosocial
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Correct answer is:
  • (A)  Physical, biological, and chemical
Explanation:
People can get sick by consuming food contaminated by the following three major hazards:

Physical- objects such ashair, nails, jewelry, glass, staples, and bandages in food are categorized as physical hazards.
Chemical- substances that are added during food handling or that occur naturally can cause food-borne illness. Examples include certain metals, pesticides, and cleaning agents.
Biological- germs that are not visible to the naked eye like those carried by bacteria, viruses, and parasites.

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