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Assessing and Reducing the Risk of Cross Contamination of Food Stuffs in Food Handling Environments


Given the importance of cross contamination and the difficulties in determining the extent of cross contamination during food poisoning outbreaks, the projectb objectives were to:
<ol> <li> Analyse, identify and catalogue practices contributing to cross contamination and its prevention within a risk framework
<li> Assess the extent of these practices within food handling
<li> Determine food handlers’ attitudes to these practices and investigate strategies to reduce cross contamination

More information

<p>Find more about this project and other FSA food safety-related projects at the <a href="; target="_blank">Food Standards Agency Research webpage</a>.

Food Research & Consultancy Unit, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
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