Skip main navigation

Which food do you trust the most?

Discussion prompting article drawing out our presumptions about trustworthy food.
© EIT Food

Take a look at these four food products – all of them are typical components of most people’s diets. Think about how much you trust each food item.

Bread

loaf of homemade crusty bread

Image by Jørgen Håland / unsplash.com

Frozen beans

Frozen beans with ice crystals visible, on a heart-shaped plate

Image by Africa Studio/ stock.adobe.com

Canned food

selection of tins opened and showing contents of sweetcorn, beans, pineapple and fish

Image by Artem Shadrin/ stock.adobe.com

Bagged salad

bag of salad, opened, with leaves spilling out

Image by Noel/ stock.adobe.com

In the comments section, please rate them in order of which you trust more (1 for the product you trust the least, and 4 for the one you trust the most). Enter your answers in number order and tell us why you rated them as you did.

© EIT Food
This article is from the free online

How Food is Made. Understanding Food Processing Technologies

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Our purpose is to transform access to education.

We offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so our courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you’re learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.
You can unlock new opportunities with unlimited access to hundreds of online short courses for a year by subscribing to our Unlimited package. Build your knowledge with top universities and organisations.

Learn more about how FutureLearn is transforming access to education