Medicine, Health & Food
Received: 17 Sep 2018 , Published: 22 September 2018
Views: 131 , Download: 73
|1||Nazia Bukhari*1, Muhammad Afzal1, Muhammad Azhar1, Muhammad Hussain1, Dr, Syed Amir Gilani2|
INTRODUCTION: To determine the knowledge and Practice regarding food safety among domestic food handlers in rural community, Lahore
METHODS: This was descriptive cross-sectional study. Convenient sampling was used and data was analyzed by SPSS version 21.
RESULTS: Data collected from the rural residents of the Hussain Abad community, Lahore to assess the knowledge and practice of rural community towards food safety of domestic food handlers they show 100% response to the current study. The data analysis consists of two parts. Demographic is the first part of data analysis which gives details about demographic variables. Second part is descriptive analyses which provide us recurrence and rate of respondent regarding 23 item of questionnaire
- The current study investigates the knowledge of rural community towards heath risk due to unhygienic food , attitude of rural community towards benefits regarding food and practice of rural community regarding =consuming the food is very poor in the rural community Hussain abad, Lahore. The results are shown in 36 tables and have been used to show results. The results of the study and discussion show that rural community has illiteracy regarding heath risk for diarrhea, gastroenteritis hepatitis etc. results shows that they are high risk of health. The government should put strict laws for stronger services for food safety.
KEYWORDS- Knowledge,Practice, food safety , Confidentiality, Domestic food handle
Alrabadi, N. I., Motasem, A., & Alboqai, O. (2013). Food Safety: A Study of Jordanian Consumer's Knowledge and Practices. World Applied Sciences Journal, 22(1), 35-40.
Galgamuwa, L. S., Iddawela, D., & Dharmaratne, S.(2016)Knowledge and practices of food hygiene among food handlers in plantation sector, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Scientific Reports, 2(12), 304-311.
Talaei, M., Holakouie-Naieni, K., Rahimi-Foroushani, A., & Masoumi-Asl, H. (2015). Knowledge, attitude and practice of people about foodborne outbreak in Isfahan city, Iran. Journal of Food Safety and Hygiene, 1(2), 39-45.
Thelwell-Reid, M. (2014). Food Safety Knowledge and Self-Reported Practices of Food Handlers in Jamaica. Walden University.
Byrd-Bredbenner, C., Berning, J., Martin-Biggers, J., & Quick, V. (2013). Food safety in home kitchens: a synthesis of the literature. International journal of environmental research and public health, 10(9), 4060-4085.
Chapman, B., Eversley, T., Fillion, K., MacLaurin, T., & Powell, D. (2010). Assessment of food safety practices of food service food handlers (risk assessment data): testing a communication intervention (evaluation of tools). Journal of food protection, 73(6), 1101-1107.
da Cunha, D. T., Stedefeldt, E., & de Rosso, V. V. (2014). The role of theoretical food safety training on Brazilian food handlers' knowledge, attitude and practice. Food Control, 43, 167-174.
Garayoa, R., Vitas, A. I., Díez-Leturia, M., & García-Jalón, I. (2011). Food safety and the contract catering companies: Food handlers, facilities and HACCP evaluation. Food Control, 22(12), 2006-2012.
Kennedy, J., Jackson, V., Blair, I., McDowell, D., Cowan, C., & Bolton, D. (2005). Food safety knowledge of consumers and the microbiological and temperature status of their refrigerators. Journal of food protection, 68(7), 1421-1430.
Kibret, M., & Abera, B. (2012). The sanitary conditions of food service establishments and food safety knowledge and practices of food handlers in Bahir Dar town. Ethiopian journal of health sciences, 22(1), 27-35.
Lazou, T., Georgiadis, M., Pentieva, K., McKevitt, A., & Iossifidou, E. (2012). Food safety knowledge and food-handling practices of Greek university students: A questionnaire-based survey. Food Control, 28(2), 400-411.
McIntyre, L., Vallaster, L., Wilcott, L., Henderson, S. B., & Kosatsky, T. (2013). Evaluation of food safety knowledge, attitudes and self-reported hand washing practices in FOODSAFE trained and untrained food handlers in British Columbia, Canada. Food Control, 30(1), 150-156.