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Home Refrigeration Knowledge and Practice of Consumers

Investigators
Godwin, Sandria
Institutions
Tennessee State University
Start date
2000
End date
2000
Objective
The goals are to obtain information to support the science behind the U.S. Pulbic Health Service Code, which provides guidance to the retail and food service industry, as well as information to support guidance to the consumer.
More information
Little is known about the actual refrigeration practices of American consumers, although proper cooling foods is known to help prevent food borne illness. Thus, the overall goal of this project will be to determine the food refrigeration knowledge and practices of consumers in six states.
Funding Source
Center For Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Project number
FD-U-00-1950-01
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens