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Teaching the Food System

A Project of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

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Food Safety

Lesson Summary

Students will identify sources of bacterial and chemical contamination along the food supply chain. They will simulate an investigation of a foodborne illness outbreak; using survey data, graphs and other tools, they will determine the pathogen and contaminated food responsible. Ways of preventing contamination at the industry and household levels will also be discussed.

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