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Food Safety: High Risk Foods Word Search1

Emily Minton2

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Many older adults choose to buy ready-to-eat foods for a variety of reasons including not wanting to cook for one, no motivation to cook full meals, or being unable to cook. Use this word search see several high-risk ready-to-eat foods that older adults should avoid, cook well, or keep well chilled.



La versión en español de este documento es Seguridad Alimenticia: Crucigrama sobre alimentos de alto riesgo (FCS8908-Span). This document is FCS8908, one of a series of the Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date May 2010. Reviewed April 2016. Visit the EDIS website at


Emily Minton, ENAFS program coordinator; Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.