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An exploration of food safety culture in a multi‐cultural environment: next steps?

Joanne Taylor (University of Salford, Salford, UK)

Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes

ISSN: 1755-4217

Article publication date: 15 November 2011

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to explore the concept of food safety culture in a multi‐cultural environment. It is the eighth paper in a themed issue of Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes presenting international food safety management challenges and solutions.

Design/methodology/approach

A literature review brings together theories and practical research in the fields of management, international business, psychology and food safety.

Findings

A theoretical framework is developed using a wide range of theories and research findings, with the aim of broadening the current understanding of the concept of food safety culture while also clarifying it.

Practical implications

The paper will be of value to practitioners, researchers and other stakeholders involved in the food industry.

Originality/value

This paper presents a unique insight into the concept of food safety culture, and presents an in‐depth theoretical framework.

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Citation

Taylor, J. (2011), "An exploration of food safety culture in a multi‐cultural environment: next steps?", Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Vol. 3 No. 5, pp. 455-466. https://doi.org/10.1108/17554211111185836

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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