HOME ECONOMICS J. S. S. TWO THIRD TERM
THEME: FOOD AND NUTRITION
Students should be able to;
- Explain the meaning of perishable foods
- State examples of perishable foods
- Enumerate guidelines for preserving perishable foods
Perishable foods are foods that spoil quickly and need to be stored properly to stay fresh and keep germs from multiplying. Fruits, vegetables, dairy products, eggs, meat, poultry, and seafood are perishable foods. We tend to waste perishable foods because they go bad before we eat them. Food is a large part of a family’s budget, so wasted food is wasted money.
Perishable commodities include:
- Dairy products and eggs
Dairy products are those commodities, which are derived from or based upon milk, and include creams, yoghurts, butter, cheese and ice cream.
Milk needs to.... View More
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