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# Unit 3 Consumer V

# Unit 3 Consumer Skills - Vocabulary

Fluff - fill - levelFluff - scoop - scrape How to measure dry ingredients
Place measuring cup on counter, pour substance in, check at eye level. How to measure liquid ingredients
Pack firmly into a dry measuring cup, press until level. How to measure brown sugar
Pack firmly into a dry measuring cup, level. Remove with a rubber scraper/spatula. How to measure shortening or peanut butter
Pour into a measuring spoon, and level.Hold over small bowl to catch excess.(Not over mixing bowl) How to measure small amounts using measuring spoons
products that are not advertised also known as off brand or store brand Generic
Last day the store can sell the product Pull or Sell by Date
Last day the consumer can use this product and expect top quality & freshness Use by date
Consumer should not consume this product after this date Expiration date
products price per ounce, pound, piece, etc. Unit pricing
A temperature scale that water freezes at 32° and boils at 212° Fahrenheit
A person who purchases goods and services produced by others consumer
Find an alternative use for something, storing leftovers in clean and empty whipped topping containers, filling and drinking out of a water bottle. reuse
Producer and or a product that is nationally recognized, Examples – Crest Toothpaste, Quaker Oats, Tommy Hilfiger brand name
Discoloration of fruits which results when the fruit is exposed to air. The effect is countered by applying an ascorbic acid solution on the fruit flesh immediately after cutting. enzymatic browning
A government agency that regulates marketing activities, protects consumers from false advertising, misleading pricing, & deceptive packaging and labeling FTC - Federal Trace Commission
There are 8 that must be noted on labels since 1/1/06. (milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soybeans) allergens
Use less of something, buying products that use less packaging, turn the water off when you are brushing your teeth. reduce
Store policy in which one store will honor the advertised price of another store price match
Producer and/or product made with a generic label(Examples – Best Choice, Always Save) store brand
A temperature scale that water freezes at 0° and boils at 100° Celsius or Centigrade
When we treat waste or trash so it can be reused. recycle
These are foods that have had nutrients added to them (at least 10% of DV) by the manufacturer. fortified
When foods have lost some of their nutrient content during processing and the manufacturer puts some of it back it is called enriched
a condition that results when food is improperly packaged or stored in the freezer too long; food dries out and loses flavor and texture freezer burn
Concern about and action taken to ensure the preservation of the environment conservation
Created by: Gayla Anderson