Studies on Retail Food Safety Programs
This page lists EHS-Net food safety projects and study objectives with a focus on retail food safety practice.
Environmental Health Specialists’ Inspection and Outbreak Investigation Practices Focus Group Study
Objective: To evaluate the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of environmental health specialists regarding inspections and outbreak investigations.
Publication: Environmental health specialists’ self-reported foodborne illness outbreak investigation practices. [PDF - 331 KB] J Environ Health. 2008;70(6):16-21.
Plain language summary: How environmental health specialists investigate outbreaks.
Manager Certification and Inspection Scores Study
Objective: To determine if the presence of a certified kitchen manager results in fewer critical violations.
Publication: Certified kitchen managers: do they improve restaurant inspection outcomes? [PDF - 310 KB] J Food Prot. 2009;72(2):384-91.
Plain language summary: Kitchen manager certification study and food safety.
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- Page last updated: April 28, 2017
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