Infant/Toddler Food Safety and Sanitation

Carefully read the enclosed home study text. Please complete and return this quiz to the YFCI office or your monitor within two (2) weeks of receipt.

Answer all questions. This is a required two (2) hour CACFP training.

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1. What are the 2 reasons that infants and toddlers are more at risk for foodborne illness?


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2. * What activity is the cornerstone to preventing the spread of illness?

3. What can you use to dry your hands? Either:


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4. Wash your hands when you come into contact with bodily fluids, even when you are using disposable glove:

True False

5. * When is it acceptable to use "baby wipes" to clean children’s hands?

6. * According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, when are baby bottles to be washed?

7. * When is sterilizing bottles recommended?

8. When washing and sterilizing bottles, the methods include allowing all parts to air dry.

True False

9. In what containers should mothers store breast milk?


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10. * What should breast milk not be stored in:

11. * Using the Guide for Storing Breast Milk, how long can freshly pumped breast milk be safely stored in the refrigerator?

12. * If breast milk is frozen, how long can you safely store in the refrigerator once it is thawed?

13. Under what conditions may you return unused breast milk to the parent?


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14. * How do you store a can of powdered infant formula?

15. * Where should you not store un-mixed powdered infant formula?

16. * Infant formula that is removed from the refrigerator must e used within ______hours or be discarded.

17. * What concerns are true for baby food?

1. Never add honey to baby food (food for a baby under 1 year old)
2. Vegetables such as carrots, beets, turnips, spinach, and collard greens are not to served to infants under 6 months.
3. Do not feed a baby swordfish, shark, king mackerel, or tilefish which may contain high levels of mercury.
4. All of the above.

18. List 4 storage guidelines for storing baby food:


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19. * Baby food meats and egg yolks should be used within ____ hours after refrigeration.

20. What are 3 Best practices for health and safety when using sippy cups:


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21. What are 3 ways to thoroughly clean sippy cups:


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22. Name 3 other foods pose a food choking hazard besides hot dogs, grapes, dried fruits, nuts, and nut butters?


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23 Describe 4 ways to minimize the risk of children choking while eating:


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24. * Latex __________________ are the leading cause of non-food choking deaths in children.

25. * "Single-dose" detergent pods pose a high risk to young children because they look like ________________ .

26. What methods may be used to warm a bottle of infant formula?


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