Medicine, Health & Food

Medicine, Health & Food

KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE REGARDING FOOD SAFETY AMONG DOMESTIC FOOD HANDLERS IN RURAL COMMUNITY LAHORE

Pages: 3  ,  Volume: 12  ,  Issue: 1 , September   2018
Received: 17 Sep 2018  ,  Published: 22 September 2018
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Authors

# Author Name
1 Nazia Bukhari*1, Muhammad Afzal1, Muhammad Azhar1, Muhammad Hussain1, Dr, Syed Amir Gilani2

Abstract

ABSTRACT

 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

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