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Improving food hygiene standards – a customer focussed approach

This highlights that educational programs, particularly focused to less educated subjects, are greatly needed. A questionnaire completed by mothers revealed that 36% knew all 6 foodborne pathogens investigated but only 11% correctly indicated food that transmit them. Only 54% reported washing hands before and after touching raw or unwrapped food and 50% reported using soap to wash hands. The respondents learned about foodborne disease from the mass media (56%) and GP’s (10%), but 82% still wanted to learn more. British Food Journal 2001;103:238-252.

Author: Leach J, Mercer H, Stew G, Denyer S

Published: 01/01/2001

Publication Type: Journal article

Publisher: British Food Journal