An application of the theory of planned behavior--a randomized controlled food safety pilot intervention for young adults.

@article{Milton2012AnAO,
  title={An application of the theory of planned behavior--a randomized controlled food safety pilot intervention for young adults.},
  author={Alyssa Clare Milton and Barbara A. Mullan},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={
          250-9
        }
}
  • A. Milton, B. Mullan
  • Published 1 March 2012
  • Psychology
  • Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
OBJECTIVE Approximately 48 million Americans are affected by foodborne illness each year. Evidence suggests that the application of health psychology theory to food safety interventions can increase behaviors that reduce the incidence of illness such as adequately keeping hands, surfaces and equipment clean. This aim of this pilot study was to be the first to explore the effectiveness of a food safety intervention based on the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). METHODS Young adult participants… 

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