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Food Safety Education For Students And Workers In School Gardens And University Farms, John Dzubak, Angela Shaw, Catherine Strohbehn, Linda Naeve Feb 2016

Food Safety Education For Students And Workers In School Gardens And University Farms, John Dzubak, Angela Shaw, Catherine Strohbehn, Linda Naeve

Food Science and Human Nutrition Publications

The number of school gardens and university farms is increasing in the United States. Produce grown in these venues is often sampled in the classroom or incorporated into the food chain. Food safety education for students and workers is needed to ensure that produce is safe. Two 1-hr food safety curricula were developed to inform K–12 students and university farm researchers and workers about good agricultural practices. The validated curricula include four or five short video modules, activities, instructor/facilitator lesson plans, knowledge assessment quizzes, and instructor manuals. Piloting results indicated that participants increased food safety knowledge after viewing ...


Food Safety Education For Students And Workers In School Gardens And University Farms, John Dzubak, Angela Shaw, Catherine Strohbehn, Linda Naeve Feb 2016

Food Safety Education For Students And Workers In School Gardens And University Farms, John Dzubak, Angela Shaw, Catherine Strohbehn, Linda Naeve

Food Science and Human Nutrition Publications

The number of school gardens and university farms is increasing in the United States. Produce grown in these venues is often sampled in the classroom or incorporated into the food chain. Food safety education for students and workers is needed to ensure that produce is safe. Two 1-hr food safety curricula were developed to inform K–12 students and university farm researchers and workers about good agricultural practices. The validated curricula include four or five short video modules, activities, instructor/facilitator lesson plans, knowledge assessment quizzes, and instructor manuals. Piloting results indicated that participants increased food safety knowledge after viewing ...


Evaluating The Impact Of Food Safety Messaging Posters On Observed Employee Food Safety Behavior: A Mixed Methods Approach, Kelly N. Abdelmassih, Susan W. Arendt, Catherine H. Strohbehn, Lakshman Rajagopal, Kevin Sauer, Angela M. Shaw Jan 2016

Evaluating The Impact Of Food Safety Messaging Posters On Observed Employee Food Safety Behavior: A Mixed Methods Approach, Kelly N. Abdelmassih, Susan W. Arendt, Catherine H. Strohbehn, Lakshman Rajagopal, Kevin Sauer, Angela M. Shaw

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This study examined changes in retail foodservice employees’ food safety behaviors after food safety messaging poster implementation in eight foodservice sites serving older adults. Microbial, observational, and interview data were collected at each site on three occasions: pre‐, short term post‐, and long term‐post poster intervention. Based on observational data, no significant changes in compliance rates were found upon short term post‐intervention. Increased compliance was observed in two facilities and decreased compliance in two other facilities at long term post‐intervention. Factors that appeared to impact intervention included: involvement of employees in poster implementation, food safety training, and ...