Ken McKan the Food Safety Man!

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Meet Ken McKan the Food Safety Man.
Smart, funny, and slightly nerdy, Ken combines science with quirkie humor to teach food safety and nutrition basics. Adults and children alike will learn from and love Ken McKan the Food Safety Man!

Handwashingimage of hands

Ken McKan uses "glowing germs" to illustrate the concept of cross contamination and to teach proper handwashing.
(V-CFS-39) total time: 7:58.

Time & Temperature Control

Ken learns by experimenting just how long it takes a big pot of chili to cool to a safe temperature.
(V-CFS-40) total time: 8:52.

Food Evaluation

With the help of a gorilla, Ken teaches the basics of evaluating cans, bottles, jars, and boxes of food. Use this tape to teach staff and volunteers the basics of food evaluation in an emergency feeding program.
(V-CFS-41) total time: 10:30.

Nutrition and the Role of Food Choicefood pyramid image

Explore nutrition changes through the life cycle. Then hit the streets with Ken to learn about food preference, examine the importance of food choice, and find ways to incorporate choice into emergency feeding programs.
(V-CFS-42) total time: 18:20.

Tapes are $10.00 each.
Buy all 4 for $30.00!!!

(To order the 4 tape set, refer to item number: V-CFS-43)

To order, contact:
Purdue University
Agricultural Communication Service
Media Distribution Service
1187 Serv. Bldg.
S. Univ. St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1187
(765) 494 6794
(765) 496-1540 FAX

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