Factors Contributing to Foodborne Disease: Receipt
of Food Shipments.
Paragraphs 5-1 through 5-7.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Identify why the receipt of safe foods is the first
defense against foodborne illness.
5-2. Identify the government and military agencies
responsible for inspecting foods before arrival at
a full-service food facility.
5-3. Identify the main ways by which foods can
become contaminated before arrival at a full-
service food facility.
5-4. Identify the precautions taken by food service
personnel against the receipt of contaminated
Identify the procedures involved in inspecting
food shipments arriving at a full-service food
shipments arriving at full-service food facilities
described in various situations and state how
food service personnel should handle each
After completing the assignment, complete the
exercises at the end of this lesson. These exercises
will help you to achieve the lesson objectives.