Food Safety Training and Foodservice Employees ’ Knowledge and Behavior

  title={Food Safety Training and Foodservice Employees ’ Knowledge and Behavior},
  author={Kevin R. Roberts and Amber D Howells and Carol W. Shanklin and Karen Pilling and Laura A. Brannon},
Statistics show that 59% of foodborne illnesses are traced to restaurant operations. Food safety training has been identified as a way to assure public health, yet evidence supporting the effectiveness of training has been inconclusive. A systematic random sample of 31 restaurants in three midwestern states was selected to assess the effect of training on food safety knowledge and behavior. A total of 402 employees (242 pretraining and 160 post-training) participated in this study. Preand post… CONTINUE READING


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