A Case of Food Poisoning

Catalog #STO-140

What is causing an outbreak of foodborne illness?

Time To Complete Time to complete: Two 40-minute class periods

What is causing an outbreak of foodborne illness in a community?

  • Conduct simulated tests of potentially contaminated foods to determine the pathogen causing the illness.
  • Investigate the source of the food contamination.
  • Learn how to keep food safe from contamination and how to avoid foodborne illness.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$13.65 ea.
10 - 24$12.97 ea.
25 - 1000$12.29 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • Simulated “Patient Diarrhea Sample”
  • Simulated “Pathogen Testing Solution”
  • 4 simulated samples of potentially contaminated foods
  • 2 labeled droppers
  • 1 plastic well strip
  • 6 toothpicks
  • 4 strips of simulated “E. coli 0157:H7 Test Paper”
  • Pathogens That Could Cause Foodborne Illness testing diagram
  • What You Should Know About Foodborne Illness brochure

Also required: Safety goggles

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Refill Your Kit

A Case of Food Poisoning – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-140U

Unassembled packs contain materials for 10 kits.

  • All supplies, lab materials, and printed labels
  • Student instructions copy master
  • Easy to follow instructions for kit assembly
Quantity Price
1 - 9$102.90 ea.
10 - 1000$97.76 ea.

A Case Of Food Poisoning – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-140R

Refill packs contain materials to replace consumable supplies for 10 kits.

Quantity Price
1 - 9$57.75 ea.
10 - 1000$54.86 ea.

Teacher Testimonial

For several weeks we have done about 3 – 4 kits a week and my students have loved the pace and activity. To see their faces recognize change and surprise is priceless.

- 7th-8th grade science teacher (TX)

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