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Students' knowledge, attitude, and practice on food safety in Mekong University from July 2022 to December 2022

Vuong Bao Thy Tran Thi Hanh Huynh Tran Ngoc Yen Ngan Neang Som Nang Keomanithan KhamParn Kang Kong Meng
Received: 13 May 2023
Revised: 28 Jul 2023
Accepted: 28 Jul 2023
Published: 29 Sep 2023

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Vuong Bao Thy, Tran Thi Hanh, Huynh Tran Ngoc Yen Ngan, Neang Som Nang, Keomanithan KhamParn, Kang Kong Meng. "Students' knowledge, attitude, and practice on food safety in Mekong University from July 2022 to December 2022". Vietnam Journal of Food Control. vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 304-312, 2023

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Food safety affects to physical and mental development of human. This article observed the knowledge, attitude and practice of students on food safety to survey students' knowledge, attitude and practice on food safety. A cross sectional description study was performed on 309 students in Cuu Long university in the Mekong Delta region. SPSS 16.0 was used to analyze the data. The results showed that in term of knowledge of food safety: 68.28% of students had knowledge of food poisoning, 75.73% could detect the risk of food poisoning, 80.58% described the clinical symptoms of food poisoning, and 62.46% knew the World Health Organization's golden rule of food safety. Regarding the knowledge of food preservation: 69.26%-75,73% had knowledge of egg preservation and of processed foods. For knowledge of solving food poisoning: 80.26% had knowledge of solving food poisoning cases. Attitude of food safety: 83.82% knew choosing the place to buy food safely. Practice of food safety: 68.93%-81.55% had good practiced in choosing safe fresh food and processed food.


food safety, food poisoning, knowledge, attitude, practice.


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