12. Chilled potato salad has been prepared to be sent to the front line. Personnel
remove the potato salad from the refrigeration unit, and check the temperature, which is
42 F. They then remove the inserts from the insulated container, place the potato
salad Into the Inserts, place the inserts back into the container, and close the container.
Would you accept this preparation procedure as satisfactory? If not, why?
13. At the front lines of a combat area, soldiers are seen eating various food items
bought from local vendors. You report this observation as unsatisfactory. Why is this
The main problem with obtaining food supplies in the field is:
Soldiers may not like or accept local foods or the area may not produce
commonly eaten food items.
Local food may be heavily contaminated, particularly in areas where human
excreta are used as fertilizer, or where gastrointestinal or parasitic diseases exist.
The process of purchasing local foods Involves time-consuming paperwork.
This causes delays and hinders a smooth, consistent supply.
16. The _______________________ is responsible for approving high risk foods
obtained in the field.
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