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Communicating Food Safety Effectively

  • Frank Yiannas
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Part of the Food Microbiology and Food Safety book series (FMFS)

If you wanted to learn more about the culture of the 1940s, what would you do? Most of us would probably review newspapers, magazines, and television clips from that era. Why? Because we all know that we see, hear, and read around us every day – what we communicate – is a very good reflection of our culture. In essence, communication and culture are two sides of the same coin.

When it comes to food safety, this principle is certainly true. You can tell a lot about the food safety culture of an organization by their communication or lack of communication on the topic. If an organization is communicating about food safety and sharing information regularly with their employees about the topic, then food safety is probably an important part of their culture. It might be evident by the fact that leaders in the organization routinely talk about the importance of food safety and sanitation in meetings with their employees. You might notice it by the food safety signs or reminders you see on...

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Food Safety Primary Language Multiple Medium Retail Food Communication Vehicle 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Walt Disney World CompanyLake Buena VistaUSA

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