Journal article

FOOD, DRINK AND TRAVEL

F MACKAY

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH SECTION B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES | ROYAL SOC EDINBURGH | Published : 1982

Abstract

SynopsisAll travellers have recourse to food and drink either while journeying or having arrived. Either way they represent problems of quality control to caterers as any deterioration in standards can have serious effects on travellers' physical and mental well-being, albeit in the short term. The rapid expansion of travel in the last few years, which is unlikely to diminish, has probably improved standards of hygiene and nutrition as a whole but not without some curious side effects. Despite all the years of study and effort put into food hygiene in many countries, most travellers to a foreign state can still expect an upset stomach within a few days of arrival. The main problem for catere..

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