Sanitation Practices among Food Handlers in a Military Food Service Institution, Malaysia

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Abstract

This study was conducted over a period of two months to assess the food hygiene practices among food handlers in a military food service institution that have been trained with food safety practices and knowledge. Since limited data was published for the services rendered to governmental agencies such as the military, this study was conducted to determine the level of knowledge, attitude and motivation of food handlers under this institution that was responsible for the provision of food to the armed forces in Malaysia. Findings from this study offered an insight for food sanitation practices and influence of the authority towards food service institutions under the policy of voluntary HACCP practices.

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H. Lee, W. Chik, F. Bakar, N. Saari and N. Mahyudin, "Sanitation Practices among Food Handlers in a Military Food Service Institution, Malaysia," Food and Nutrition Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 11, 2012, pp. 1561-1566. doi: 10.4236/fns.2012.311204.

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