Determinants of Use of Food Safety Information for Milk Consumption in Akwa Ibom

Determinants of Use of Food Safety Information for Milk Consumption in Akwa Ibom

Author by Dr. Daniel Babalola

Journal/Publisher: Journal Of Agricultural & Food Information

Volume/Edition: 17

Language: English

Pages: 120 - 128

Abstract

This study examined the determinants of the use of food safety information in the purchase of milk. Survey data were collected from200randomlyselectedconsumersinUyo,AkwaIbomState, Nigeria. Descriptive analysis and logistic regression models were used to analyze the data. Results showed that the use of food safety information was positively influenced by knowledge of foodsafety,maritalstatus,educationallevel,andpresenceofrisk groups in the household (p < .05). Gender and household size negatively influenced the use of food safety information, thus indicating the target group for food safety communication and intervention.
 


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