Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9600

Mércia Ferreira Barreto

  • Research Article
    Effectiveness of Good Manufacturing Practice Training for Food Manipulators
    Author(s): Tássia Cris Cruz Campos and Mércia Ferreira BarretoTássia Cris Cruz Campos and Mércia Ferreira Barreto

    Introduction: Good hygienic practices in food preparation should be rigorously applied in food and nutrition units (UANs), which are essential to ensure safe food, and when not properly performed, can make food into agent vehicles of foodborne diseases (DTAs). Foodborne illnesses known to be DTAs are one of the major public health problems. In this way the inability of individuals to handle food has been indicated as one of the main causes of outbreaks of food-borne diseases that are directly related to food contamination. The causes range from the lack of information on personal hygiene, ambient hygiene, improper practices in the operation of the system of production of meals, conservation or distribution in improper conditions. Materials and methods: This is a cross-sectional descriptive study. Held in the period between March and May 2018.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000740

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