What Is The Importance Of Street Food Essay

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Register to read the introduction… Health is an important outcome of development and health itself is vital for successful development. Availability of safe food supply including street foods is crucial to ensure the health of people. The WHO defines health as the following: "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". Street foods and the environment are amongst the factors affecting health and development; on one hand is the impact of street foods on the environment and on the other hand are the environmental effects on food …show more content…
HYPOTHESIS

The research problem: Is there any significant difference in handling food of the street food vendors compared to the fast food chain?
The null hypothesis (ho): there is no significant difference in handling food of the street food vendors compared to the fast food chain.
The Alternative hypothesis (ha): there is a significance difference in handling of the street food vendors compared to the fast food chain.

V. IMPORTANCE OF THE STUDY This study is important to describe the knowledge, attitudes and practices of street food vendors in an urban setting, with regard to food hygiene and safety. Through such research, gaps in food safety/hygiene knowledge among street food vendors can be identified in order to underpin the development of more specifically targeted and effective training programmed for such groups. Costumers confidence and regulatory control in street food vending can thus be achieved and the detrimental effects of food poisoning incidents on the customers as well as the city would be minimized. The ability of street food vendors to prepare safe foods could still be questionable with the perception sustained that street food vendors pose a health risk for all customers. In light of the important contribution those street food vendors. It is also important to know what are the street food vendors practices in terms of handling their product for the benefits of their consumer. Also to prevent of facing in the future of having food borne illness that will cause of death of many

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