Volume 18, No. 6, 2021

A Study Of Food Safety Among Women Living In Slums Of Kathua

Dr. Subita Sharma , Diksha Sharma , Parveen Singh


Slums are housing areas that are physically as well as socially deteriorated and in which satisfactory family life is not possible. A slum dweller is defined as a person who lives in a slum. Food safety (or food hygiene) is used as a scientific method/discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent food borne illness. The occurrence of two or more cases of a similar illness resulting from the ingestion of a common food is known as a food borne disease outbreak. This includes a number of routine that should be followed to avoid potential health hazards. The present study was an attempt to know about different practices used by women in kitchen, living in slums of kathua. A sample of 50 females was taken for the study. A semi-structured Interview schedule was used for the study.

Pages: 8875-8882

Keywords: The life of the slum dweller is very miserable and their living Conditions are far from satisfactory..

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