The awareness of knowledge, attitudes and practices on food hygiene among food handlers in school canteen in Dungun, Terengganu / Nur Bazilah Mohd Adam & Nor Fadhilah Mohamed

Mohd Adam, Nur Bazilah and Mohamed, Nor Fadhilah (2017) The awareness of knowledge, attitudes and practices on food hygiene among food handlers in school canteen in Dungun, Terengganu / Nur Bazilah Mohd Adam & Nor Fadhilah Mohamed. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The aim of this study is to determine the awareness of knowledge, attitudes, and practices on food hygiene among food handlers in the school canteen in Dungun, Terengganu. Only 64 of food handlers from school canteen were involved in this study. The statistics were gathered from the food handlers through the methods of questionnaire. Besides that, this research using the frequency descriptive analysis to analyse the data. Mostly the respondents were answered strongly agree to the statements in the both Section, which were Section B for the knowledge and Section C for the attitudes about food hygiene. Furthermore, the majority of the respondents were responded often to the statements in the Section D about the practices on food hygiene among food handlers. Besides that, some of the food handlers were given their suggestions to support the research objectives in the Section E. Besides that, the time constraint also occurred during to finish this research. For the future researcher, we also recommend for using the method of qualitative research like using interview, observation and focus group discussion can be used to support and make the comparison result of this study. As a conclusion, the food handlers must aware about the knowledge, attitudes and practices on food hygiene among school canteen to avoid from foodborne illness.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Mohd Adam, Nur BazilahUNSPECIFIED
Mohamed, Nor FadhilahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: T Technology > TX Home economics > Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service
T Technology > TX Home economics > Food service
T Technology > TX Home economics > Restaurants, cafeterias, tearooms, etc.
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Terengganu > Dungun Campus > Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management
Programme: Foodservice Management
Item ID: 27946
Uncontrolled Keywords: Food hygiene, food handlers, knowledge, attitudes, practices, school canteen
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/27946

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