Exploring the Food Groups — Newsletter for Fifth Grade Curriculum Lesson 2: Food Safety

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Be Food SafeCandance Gabel
FNEP State Coordinator

This newsletter corresponds with Lesson 2 of the Show Me Nutrition Fifth Grade curriculum. If food isn’t handled properly, bacteria can spread quickly. This newsletter reminds how to clean, separate, chill and cook our food to ensure that we stay food safe.

Publications numbers for fifth grade newsletters are: N180 (Lesson 1), N181 (Lesson 2), N182 (Lesson 3), N183 (Lesson 4), N184 (Lesson 5), N185 (Lesson 6), N186 (Lesson 7), N187 (Lesson 8), N188 (Lesson 9), N189 (Lesson 10), and N190 (Lesson 11)


  • Food safety
  • Healthy eating
  • Cooking
  • Food preparation
  • Nutrition
  • USDA


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