• Study finds differences in domestic food prep practices

    5 days ago - By Food Safety

    Researchers have studied the relationship between consumer practices, kitchens, and the risk of cross-contamination with pathogens in Europe.
    Participants from 87 households in six European countries were observed and interviewed in 2018 during shopping and preparation of a chicken and vegetable meal. Sampling and analyses of microbial pathogens from their kitchens were also performed.
    The study in France, Hungary, Norway, Portugal, Romania and United Kingdom involved three consumer groups: pregnant women or family with a child, young single men, and the elderly. In Europe, 40 percent of...
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