All should be delivered at 41°F except for eggs which are delivered at 45°F
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How should UHT pasteurized food be delivered?
If it has been asceptically packaged, it can be received at room temperature
If not asceptically packaged, it must be received at the temperature specified by the manufacturer or 41°F or lower
What are the general guidelines for receiving food safely?
1. Training employees to inspect deliveries properly
2. Planning ahead for shipments
3. Planning a backup menu in case you have to return food items
4. Inspect & store each delivery before accepting another one
5. Having the right info available such as a purchase order
6. Inspect deliveries immediately
7. Correct mistakes immediately
8. Putting products away as quickly as possible
9. Keep receiving area clean & well-lit
What conditions would cause you to reject a shipment of poultry?
Purple or green discoloration around the neck
Dark wing tips (red OK)
Stickiness under the wings or around joints
Abnormal unpleasent odor
Temperture higher than 41°F
Cans should be rejected if they have any of the following damage:
1. Swollen ends
2. Leaks & flawed seals
5. Missing labels
What is the most important factor in choosing an approved food supplier?
A. It has a HACCP program or other food safety system
B. It has documented manufacturing and packaging practices
C. Its warehouse is close to the estblishment, reducing shipping time
D. It has been inspected and complies with local, state, & federal laws
Raw, shucked shellfish that is received in a container bigger than 1/2 gallon must have the packer's name, address, & certification number, and a
A. Shellstock identification tag
B. Shucked date
C. Harvest date
D. USDA inspection mark
What is the maximum acceptable receiving temperture for fresh beef?
What is the warmest acceptable receiving temperature for eggs?
Large ice crystals in a case of frozen food are evidence that the product may have been
A. received at 6°F to 10°F
B. stored at 6°F to 10°F
C. shipped correctly
D. thawed and refrozen
How should cartons of coleslaw be checked for correct receiving temperature?
A. Check the interior air temperature of the delivery truck
B. Open a carton and insert a thermometer stem into the food
C. Place a thermometer against the outside of the carton
D. touch the carton to see if it is cold
A box of sirloin steaks crries a state department of agricuture inspection stamp. What does this stamp indicate?
A. The steaks are free of disease-causing microorganisms
B. The meat and processing plant have met USDA or a state department of agriculture standard
C. The meat wholesaler meets UDSA or a state department of agriculture quality-grading standards
D. The farm that supplid the beef uses only certified animal feed
Which food should be rejected?
A. Beef that is bright cherry red in color
B. Milk received at 41°F
C. Prepackged juice treated to reduce pathogens
D. Live shellfish received without shellstock tags
Which food requires a USDA inspection stamp
A. Dry rice
B. Egg products
C. Fresh produce
D. Sushi-grade tuna