Assessing food safety and associated food handling practices in street food vending

  title={Assessing food safety and associated food handling practices in street food vending},
  author={J. F. Rykers Lues and Mpeli R Rasephei and Pierre Venter and Maria M. Theron},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Health Research},
  pages={319 - 328}
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