Monitoring of Hygienic Safety on Ready-to-Eat Products in Taiwan during 2010
吳帛儒(Po-Ju Wu)；戚祖沅(Tsu-Yuan Chi)；許朝凱(Chao-Kai Hsu)；鄭維智(Wei-Chih Cheng)；馮潤蘭(Ruenn-Lan Feng)；蔡淑貞(Shu-Jean Tsai)
即食食品 ； 衛生安全 ； 監測 ； ready-to-eat products ； hygienic safety ； monitoring
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2期（2011 / 12 / 08）
65 - 71
The monitoring program of hygienic safety on ready-to-eat products was performed monthly in 2010 by 25 local health bureaus in Taiwan. Products included meal-to-go, cold noodles, noodles, sandwiches, rice products, breads and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables sold by convenient stores, whole sellers, supermarkets, general food stores and venders. The samples were analyzed by the methods which were promulgated by the Department of Health. The number of total selling locations audited is 50,441, and 158,224 products were inspected. The overall rate of violation was 4.3% in 2,374 samples. Among 7 categories, sandwiches and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables sold in convenient stores and supermarkets had higher while rice products sold in whole seller had the highest rate of violation. For general food stores, fresh-cut fruits and vegetables and cold noodles had higher rate of violation, while cold noodles sold in venders had the highest rate as of 25.6%. The local governments have enforced the penalty based on the Food Sanitation Management Act.