Holiday Food Safety Campaign Survey

1. Restaurants have to pass food safety inspections regularly. If an inspection was conducted in your kitchen, do you think your kitchen would pass or fail?

  • Pass
  • Fail

    2. Which, if any, of the following actions do you typically take after using the kitchen counter? (SELECT ALL THAT APPLY.)

    • Wipe off the counter with a napkin or towel
    • Clean the counter with soap and water or traditional cleaning product
    • Wipe the counter with disinfecting wipes
    • Clean the counter with a green cleaning product
    • Use a disinfectant on the counter
    • Other (please specify)
    • Nothing (EXCLUSIVE RESPONSE)

      3. How much bleach do you think is needed to effectively kill common foodborne germs? (SELECT ONE.)

      • Full strength (undiluted bleach without water)
      • One pint of bleach per gallon of water
      • One cup of bleach per gallon of water
      • One tablespoon of bleach per gallon of water
      • One teaspoon of bleach per gallon of water
      • Don’t know

        4. For each of the following statements, please indicate whether you believe it is true, false, or if you don’t know. (SELECT ONE RESPONSE FOR EACH STATEMENT)

        • Chlorine bleach can be used to help kill the germs that cause foodborne illness, such as salmonella and e coli
        • Green cleaners can be used to help kill the germs that cause foodborne illness, such as salmonella and e coli
        • Traditional cleaners can be used to help kill the germs that cause foodborne illness, such as salmonella and e coli
        • There is no difference between “cleaning” and “disinfecting.”

          5.  Holiday cooking introduces risks of foodborne illness as raw meats and vegetables are processed on various kitchen surfaces.  Which, if any, of the following agents do you most trust to help you kill germs on kitchen surfaces? (SELECT ONE. RANDOMIZE.)

          • Traditional cleaners
          • Green cleaners
          • Chlorine-based disinfectants
          • Other disinfectants
          • None of these [EXCLUSIVE RESPONSE]

            6. Please indicate your level of concern with each of the following this holiday season. (RANDOMIZE STATEMENTS. SELECT ONE RESPONSE FOR EACH STATEMENT)

            • Very concerned
            • Somewhat concerned
            • Not very concerned
            • Not at all concerned
            • Being around an annoying relative
            • Getting sick from improperly prepared holiday food
            • Getting stuck in traffic on the way to holiday gatherings
            • Missing a flight to get home for the holidays