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Temporary food handlers’ compliance with effective food-hygiene practices

Saad, Mazni and See, Toh Poh and Adil, Mohamed Azam Mohamed (2018) Temporary food handlers’ compliance with effective food-hygiene practices. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies (AjBeS), 3 (10). pp. 167-174. E-ISSN 2398-4295

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Abstract

Success in food handling depends, in part, on a self-regulation practice factor that accounts for better results in food safety. A self-report study conducted on 318 food handlers reveal that temporary workers were able to comply with the overall hygiene practices outlined in the 1983 Malaysian Food Act and the 2009 Food Hygiene Regulations. This study also shows that proper training of these workers could result in high-level hygiene practices at public food service institutions that would satisfy the community’s appetite for safe and healthy food.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 8533/65615
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hygiene practices; temporary workers; food handlers; community health
Subjects: T Technology > TX Home economics > TX901 Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Languages and Management
Depositing User: Dr Mazni Saad
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2018 09:13
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2018 12:47
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/65615

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