Thesis on food hygiene

Mishandling and disregard of hygienic measures on the part of the food handlers may enable pathogenic bacteria to come into contact with food and in some cases survive and multiply in sufficient numbers to cause illness in the consumer.

food hygiene knowledge

A proportional sample size was determined for each zone and the food service establishments were randomly selected from each zone using random table.

Data collectors interviewed the food handlers and observed the food handlers while they were performing their chores to see their food handling practices and collected information on food preparation and handling in the facilities and the sanitary condition of the facilities.

food safety phd thesis

Inadequate facilities for garbage disposal posed further hazards 8. Epidemiological and survey studies demonstrated that there was systematic effort to document, rapidly detect and control epidemic spread of disease and that these measures decreased the threat to food safety in developed countries, but that there is still much room for improvement.

Ethiop J Health Sci. Studies on the conditions of food and drink establishments have been scanty in Ethiopia 12 Food and its safety has become the topic of globally increasing research efforts, particularly in view of the growth of human population.

Literature review on food safety and hygiene

Food safety is of utmost concern in the twenty-first century 2. Epidemiological and survey studies demonstrated that there was systematic effort to document, rapidly detect and control epidemic spread of disease and that these measures decreased the threat to food safety in developed countries, but that there is still much room for improvement. Majority To assess research published on this topic in the last decade, I searched the Web of Science, bibliographical database that also uses citations to published research as a measure of impact on research community 8. Abstract Background Lack of basic infrastructure, poor knowledge of hygiene and practices in food service establishments can contribute to outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. To address the scientific evidence for the safety of food, I searched the Web of Science bibliographical and citation database for most cited articles from this research area. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted in Bahir Dar in May and data were collected using questionnaire and observation checklist on employees' knowledge of food hygiene and their practices as well on sanitary conditions of the food service establishments Results The median age of the food handlers was 22 years and among the subjects 99 The aim of this study was therefore to obtain current information on the food safety knowledge and practices of food handlers and the sanitary conditions of food service establishments in Bahir Dar town. The questionnaire on food safety knowledge includes seven questions. A checklist was used by data collectors to assess the food handlers' food handling practices. Therefore, to reduce foodborne illnesses, it is crucial to gain an understanding of the knowledge and practices of food handlers
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