Sanitation and Safety Practices of Food Service Establishments at Bulacan State University: Input to Academe Nutriture

8 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2019

Date Written: March 15, 2015

Abstract

This study aims to evaluate the sanitation practices of selected food establishments at Bulacan State University based on the sanitary standards of Presidential Decree No. 856 of code on Sanitation as input to academe nutriture. Based on the findings of the study, the selected food establishment had a great extent of conformity with the standards set by the Presidential Decree No. 856 in terms of structure and facilities, personal hygiene of the staff, food purchasing, washing utensils, and storage of washed utensils. While, food storage and waste disposal had only moderate extent of conformity with the standard set by the sanitation code of the Philippines. In general the food establishment at Bulacan State University conform to the code of Sanitation in the sanitary standards of Presidential No. 856 set by the government specifically the Department of Health.

Keywords: Sanitation, Safety Practices, Food Service, Academe

JEL Classification: I18

Suggested Citation

Zapata, Alodia, Sanitation and Safety Practices of Food Service Establishments at Bulacan State University: Input to Academe Nutriture (March 15, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3417091 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3417091

Alodia Zapata (Contact Author)

BULACAN STATE UNIVERSITY ( email )

Guinhawa
Guinahwa
Malolos City, Bulacan 3000
Philippines

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