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Buying Food. Standard of Identity. A federally regulated recipe Define what a food product is, its name and what ingredients must or may be included in it. Consumer. Anyone who buys/uses good and services. Staples . Foods that last a fairly long time and are not bought often Sugar Salt

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standard of identity
Standard of Identity
  • A federally regulated recipe
  • Define what a food product is, its name and what ingredients must or may be included in it
consumer
Consumer
  • Anyone who buys/uses good and services
staples
Staples
  • Foods that last a fairly long time and are not bought often
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Flour
  • Spices
  • Coffee/tea
unit price
Unit Price
  • The cost per ounce or pound of a product
  • Price divided by units = unit price
  • 12 oz can of coke for 60 cents
  • 60/12=5 cents per ounce
grocery shopping
Grocery Shopping
  • Make a list
  • (won’t forget things—less impulse buying)
  • Don’t shop when you’re hungry
  • (impulse buying)
  • Read advertisements
  • Use coupons wisely
  • Plan menu
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Read labels
  • Compare prices (unit prices)
  • Consider what the food will be used for
  • The more done to a food, the more it costs (cut up or deboned chicken costs more than a whole chicken)
  • Buy fruits and veggies in season
  • (when they are ripe in this area—cost less)
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Know the layout of the grocery store
  • (get refrigerated and frozen items last)
  • Don’t buy damaged products
  • Be aware of grocery store advertising
  • (end of aisle displays, check-out counter displays, samples, etc)
food labels must tell you
Food Labels MUST tell you:
  • Common name
  • Form
  • Weight of contents (net weight)
  • Name and address
  • List of ingredients (in order of amount)
  • Nutrition facts
  • UPC symbol (bar code)