Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600

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Freitas JF

Freitas JF
Health Sciences, Health Sciences Center, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte. Avenida General Gustavo Cordeiro de Farias,
s/n, Petrópolis, CEP: 59010-180, Natal, RN

  • Research Article
    Food Handlers’ Occupational and Professional Training Characterization
    Author(s): Freitas JF, Calazans DLMS and Alchieri JCFreitas JF, Calazans DLMS and Alchieri JC

    Food handlers play a fundamental role in the transmission of Food Transmitted Diseases- DTAS. This study is aimed to characterize a population of workers in segment of food and beverage who participate of the training process with a focus on sociodemographic, occupational and training profiles on a capital of northeastern Brazil. We evaluated 116 participants from food handlers participating in the training process of qualification with the School of Hospitality and Tourism - Barreira Roxa of the state of RN located in northeastern Brazil. We used a structured questionnaire containing questions concerning social- demographic and professional training aspects. It was observed that 51% of the samples were women with an age average of 30 ± 8.2 years; 78% had completed high school, 88.8% of subjects had no technical training for their job function and 57% worked as sales promoters... Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000325

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