:: Volume 6, Issue 4 (Winter-2019 2018) ::
Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2018, 6(4): 383-392 Back to browse issues page
Model of Education Policy for Food Safety: A Grounded Theory Study
Ladan Razikordmahaleh *, Javad Hatami, Seyed Mohammad Shobeiri, Omod Noroozi
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Background and Objective: Since policy on food safety education has strengthened the mechanisms of public entry into the food control system and it is effective in comprehensive implementation of food safety in the community, this research was conducted to explore a model of education policy on food safety to understand processes in real and social situations.
Materials and Methods: This study is an applied research in term of goal and it is qualitative in terms of data type based on grounded theory approach.
The instrument used for data collection was a semi-structured interviews and sampling method was Purposive with snowball techniques.
The statistical population of this study consisted of 25 food safety managers. Data analysis was carried out simultaneously with data collection in MAXQDA2010.
Results: Final research findings could be discussed in seven categories including: wide range of stakeholders in education policy and creating a supportive macroenvironment as contex, comprehensive and integrated approach of food safety education as phenomenon, development of food safety based on knowledge as causal conditions, fulfilling resource needs as action strategies, nativism as intervening conditions and promoting of nutritional culture and knowledge of society as consequences.
Conclusion: In this study, the structure of the food safety education policy was obtained with the explanation of the grounded theory model.

Keywords: Policy, Food safety education, Grounded theory study.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2018/01/6 | Accepted: 2018/09/24

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