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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014
To Study the Different Food Product Contamination and Food Handling Practices in 85 House Hold in Lucknow City
Pooja Verma  | Sunita Mishra 
Abstract: Background: The present study was carried out to find out the food contamination and food poising with the aim of to aware the kitchen holders and homemakers regarding safety and sanitary handling of products. The changes of food contamination largely depend on the health status of food handlers and their hygiene behavior and practices. Objective. : To assess the food handling practices in kitchen holders. Setting and Participants: Total of 85 kitchen holders were selected from three different areas of Lucknow District. Methodology: The study was carried out using the following tools for the analyze the food product contamination and food handling practices Self designed questionnaire was used in the study. Statistical Analysis: SPSS Statistic 20 for statistical processing. Descriptive statistics of frequency to analyze general characteristics, and food contamination pattern. Results and Discussion: Both male and female are not much aware about food contamination. But females were keep their kitchen clean and dry and having good sanitary habits more than male so females are much aware than male about food handling practices. Conclusion: The health status and the level of personal hygiene of the food handlers in the eating establishments were found to be unsatisfactory. Food hygiene can be best promoted by educating the kitchen holders about personal hygiene.
Keywords: Salmonella bacteria, food contamination, food safety, sanitation and hygiene
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 7, July 2014,
Pages: 6 - 8
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