Omemu (2008) Food safety knowledge and practices of street food vendors in the city of Abeokuta, Nigeria

Abstract: A survey was carried out to determine food safety knowledge of street food vendors in Abeokuta. Data on demographics, food safety knowledge and practices was collected from 87 food vendors using a 67-questions standardized survey tool. Few vendors (12%) acquired the knowledge of food preparation by formal training. Only 31% of the respondents had the annual medical health certificate to indicate that they have carried out the recommended physical and medical examination. Continue reading