SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES, LESSON 3
3. To supply soldiers with sufficient and safe nutrition so that they can accomplish
their mission. (para 3-4a)
4. a. There is little time or space for cooking and other food preparation
b. There is no time or space for the safeguards, such as refrigeration, that must
be taken when potentially hazardous foods are prepared. (para 3-4b)
5. Food is provided in a form that is ready-to-eat and that limits the dangers from the
contamination of potentially hazardous foods. (para 3-4c)
Bury food waste.
Do not buy food items from local vendors.
c. Keep prepared foods served to soldiers in the field at safe temperatures.
7. a. Soldiers began to eat B rations which are prepared with kitchen facilities and
which can become contaminated.
Soldiers consumed local foods and beverages. (para 3-2c)
Bury food waste (para 3-5b, 3-6)
b. Food waste that is left out attracts flies, rodents, and other pests that carry the
microbes causing serious illnesses. (para 3-8)
140 F and above; 45 F and below. (para 3-8a)