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What am I eating? AB C D E Shown below are five popular foods. Do you know what they are made from? Farmers grow the food and rear the animals but the food on our plates can look very different from what you might see on the farm. As each farm product is shown, decide which of the meals below contain the product displayed…
What am I eating?... A C D E Sugar Beet Sugar Cane Sugar crystals can be made from sugar beet (a root vegetable) grown in the UK or from sugar cane (a type of grass) grown in tropical countries. Sugar is found in almost every food we eat! Sugar cane and Sugar crystals: Wikimedia commons images by Hans Grobe and Sanjay Achorya and licensed under the creative commons license.
What am I eating?... AB C D E Dairy cattle produce milk that can be used to make fresh milk, powdered milk, cream and cheese. Milk is in most food products. Beef cattle are used to produce meat – burgers are made from minced meat from the shoulder (chuck).
What am I eating?... A Pigs are reared by farmers for their meat – ham, bacon and pork all come from a pig.
What am I eating? AB C D EAB C D E Image by Flickr user David M and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons license
What am I eating?... E Farmers rear chickens for both meat and eggs. Chickens may be reared outside in fields or in cages in battery farms. Imageof battery chickens by Flickr user Farm Sanctuary and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons license
What am I eating? What else might be in your food? Many of the foods below will also contain flavourings of various kinds – these could be natural flavours e.g. herbs such as Basil or they could be artificial chemical flavours. Bread and pizza dough contain yeast which is a microscopic fungi. All the foods shown below will also contain varying amounts of salt which comes from either the sea (sea salt) or from rock (rock salt). Yeast Basil Sea SaltRock Salt Mine Basil, salt mine and sea salt: Wikimedia commons images by Paul wittal, Pollinator and LucaG and licensed under the creative commons license.