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Author(s): Veiros, Marcela
Proença, R.
Santos, Cristina
Smith, Luiza Kent
Rocha, Ada
Title: Food safety practices in a Portuguese canteen
Issue Date: 2009
Abstract: The objective of this study was to verify procedures and practices related to the pre-requisites of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) at university foodservice canteen. A checklist based on the Portuguese and European legislation was developed and applied. The global score of the checklist in this canteen was 62% which is acceptable. The topics that had the worse classifications concerned: food handlers, preparation, distribution, cleaning areas and quality control. This checklist may help the quality control of food production in catering establishments and improve the hygiene and sanitary quality of the meals served.
Subject: Ciências da Saúde, Outras ciências médicas
Health sciences, Other medical sciences
Scientific areas: Ciências médicas e da saúde::Outras ciências médicas
Medical and Health sciences::Other medical sciences
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional
Rights: restrictedAccess
Appears in Collections:FCNAUP - Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional

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