Purpose of Study
The purpose of the study was to find out
- if the ability of FOODSAFE graduates to remember principles of food safety from the course declined over time,
- if the workplace influences food safety knowledge and attitudes in workers, and
- if trained (FOODSAFE) food service workers have better food safety practices at home
In the spring of 2009, a phone survey of 500 FOODSAFE graduates working in the food services industry, 395 FOODSAFE graduates no longer working in the food services industry and 201 food workers who had not taken the FOODSAFE course before asked about food handler knowledge, practices and attitudes.