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Safe Food Preparation

Author(s): Nancy Moreno, PhD, and Barbara Tharp, MS.

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In this activity, students will learn about—and practice—safe food preparation by making fruit ice cream in class. They will learn that safe food preparation procedures include using clean utensils, washing work surfaces, and washing hands.  

Have each student measure the following ingredients into a small, freezer-weight, re-sealable plastic bag: 1/4 cup of orange juice, 1/2 teaspoon of gelatin and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Have students seal, and then shake their bags to mix these ingredients together. 


Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

My Health My World: National Dissemination
Grant Number: 5R25ES009259
The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Number: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932