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Food safety knowledge and practices of vegetarian food processors in Hanoi in 2022-2023

Le Thi Hong Hao Nguyen Le Hoang Anh Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen Nguyen Thi Giang Pham Nhu Trong Nguyen Thanh Trung Pham Quang Trung Nguyen Thi Minh Thu Dinh Viet Chien Nguyen Anh Nguyet Tran Viet Dung Vu Thi Trang
Published 02/23/2024

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Le Thi Hong Hao, Nguyen Le Hoang Anh, Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen, Nguyen Thi Giang, Pham Nhu Trong, Nguyen Thanh Trung, Pham Quang Trung, Nguyen Thi Minh Thu, Dinh Viet Chien, Nguyen Anh Nguyet, Tran Viet Dung, Vu Thi Trang. "Food safety knowledge and practices of vegetarian food processors in Hanoi in 2022-2023". Vietnam Journal of Food Control. vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 77-88, 2024

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A cross-sectional descriptive study design aims to investigate food safety knowledge and practices of 422 vegetarian-food processors at 126 vegetarian food production, processing and trading establishments in Hanoi City. The results showed that 24,5% food processors had an acceptable general knowledge about food safety. Their knowledge about infrastructure and hygiene, and equipment and tools is 39.2% and 31.4% respectively. There are 32.1% of studied subjects reach acceptable knowledge about hygiene practices. The proportion of vegetarian food processors with evidence of being trained knowledge in food safety is only 31.1%. Research results are expected as the basis information to further solutions for intervention and management to ensure hygiene and safety for vegetarian foods.


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