Dr. Ungku Fatimah Ungku Zainal Abidin

Faculty of Food Science and Technology

Department of Food Service and Management

University Putra Malaysia

Malaysia

 


Biography

Dr. Ungku Fatimah Ungku Zainal Abidin is affiliated with the Department of Food Service and Management, University Putra Malaysia. Dr. Ungku Fatimah Ungku Zainal Abidin is currently providing services as Lecturer. Dr. Ungku Fatimah Ungku Zainal Abidin has published numerous publications in various national and international peer-reviewed journals and presented scientific papers across the world. Because of the active association with different societies and academies as well as the contributions, Dr. Ungku Fatimah Ungku Zainal Abidin is been recognized by the subject experts around the world. Dr. Ungku Fatimah Ungku Zainal Abidin's contributions are appreciated by various reputed awards. Dr. Ungku Fatimah Ungku Zainal Abidin's clinical and scientific research interests include Food Safety Management and Food Service Management.

Research Interest

Food safety management, Foodservice management, Halal food management, Institutional foodservice.

Scientific Activities

ACADEMIC AWARDS/HONOURS
1. 2018 Excellence Service Award Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia University
2. 2017 Excellence Service Award Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia University
3. 2015 Excellence Service Award Faculty of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia University
4. 2013 Research Excellence Award Iowa State University University
5. 2012 College of Human Sciences Graduate Merit Scholarship Iowa State University University
6. 2010 College of Human Sciences Graduate Scholarship Iowa State University University
7. 2008 Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship for Graduate Studies Ministry of Higher Education National
8. 2007 Excellence Service Award Faculty of Food Science and Technology,
Universiti Putra Malaysia Faculty
9. 2006 Best Conference Paper Award for “Effects of menu items and dining occasion on the eating selection-Does health knowledge matter?” Asia-Euro Tourism, Culture, and Gastronomy Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia National
10. 2004 Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education Scholarship for Graduate Program Ministry of Higher Education National
11. 2003 University Book Award in recognition of high academic achievement Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia University
12. 2003 Malaysia Institute of Food Technology (MIFT) Best Student Award Malaysia Institute of Food Technology (MIFT) National
13. 2003 Tetra Pack Best Student Award Tetra Pack National
14. 2003 Young Analysts Scientist Award Young Analysts Scientist Association National
15. 2003 Excellent Academic Award The 10th Student Residence Hall, University Kebangsaan Malaysia University

Publications

1. Ruby, G. E., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Lihan, S., Noorahya, Radu, S. (2020). The moderating effects of gender and education level on safe food handling intention among consumers in Sibu, Malaysia: Based on the Theory of Planned Behavior. Food Research, 4(2), 366-374.
2. Wong, S.Y.W., Izzah, A., Mahyudin, N. A., Ho, J.A., & Ungku Fatimah, U.Z.A. (2020). Insight into food handlers’ perceived barriers and motivators to perform food temperature control practices in Malaysian public schools. Food Research. 4(2), 793-804
3. Ahmad, A.N., Rahman, R.A., Othman, M., Che Ishak, F. A., Mohamad, S. F., & Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A. (2020). The relationship between halal food management system critical constructs implementation, operational performance and product quality, International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Science. 10(3), 836-854.
4. Ishak, F. A. C., Zainun, N. A. A., Karim, M. S., Ungku Zainal Abidin, U. F., and Mohamad, S. F. (2020). The Multifaceted of Themed Restaurant: Exploring the Unique and Vulnerable Elements in Staging Authentic Dining Experience, International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Science, 10(3), 855–868.
5. Mohamad, S. F., Ying, L. L., Othman, M., Abidin, U. F. U. Z., Ishak, F. A. C., & Bakar, A. Z. A. (2020). Demanded Competencies of the Entry-Level Position in the Restaurant Industry: Employers’ Perspectives. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 10(3), 823–835.
6. Wannasupchue, W., Othman, Che Ishak, F. A., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., & Mohamad, S. F. (2020). The readiness theme development from a case study in Thailand Halal Restaurant. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts. 12, 412 – 424.
7. Suhaila, A.R., Ariffin, H. F., Sanny, M., Ungku Fatimah, U.Z.A., Abdul-Mutalib, N. A., & Hasni, M.I. (2020). Knowledge, attitude, and practice on food safety culture among kitchen employees of Malaysian government hospitals. Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 4, 180-195.
8. Ruby, G. E., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Lihan, S., Noorahya, Radu, S. (2019). Predicting intention on safe food handling among adult consumers: A cross sectional study in Sibu district, Malaysia, Food Control, 99, 98-105.
9. Mohamad, S. F., Ismail, A. Saari, N., Zaakaria, M. H., Man, N. A., & Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A. (2019). Knowledge, attitude and practice towards the implementation of outcome-based education among the academics in Universiti Putra Malaysia, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, 8, 1044-1053.
10. Tan, C.W., Noor Hazirah, M.Z., Shu’aibu, I., New, C.Y., Malcolm, T.T.H., Thung, T.Y., Lee, E., Wendy, R.D. Nuzul, N.J., Noor Azira, A.M., Ungku Fatimah, U.Z.A., Rukayadi, Y., Rinai, R., & Son, R. (2019). Occurrence and antibiotic resistance of Salmonella spp. in raw beef from wet market and hypermarket in Malaysia. Food Research 3(1), 21-27.
11. Ruby, G. E., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Lihan, S., Noorahya, Radu, S. (2019). Self-reported practices of food safety among adult consumers in Sibu: A cross sectional study. Food Protection Trends, 39, 366-376.
12. Ruby, G. E., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Lihan, S., Noorahya, Radu, S. (2019). A cross-sectional study on food safety knowledge among adult consumers. Food Control, 99, 98-105.
13. Wannasupchue, W., Othman, Che Ishak, F. A., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., & Mohamad, S. F. (2019). A conceptual paper for development of halal foodservice system in Thailand. International Journal of Asian Social Sciences, 9(1), 96-105.
14. Wannasupchue, W., Othman, Che Ishak, F. A., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., & Mohamad, S. F. (2019). Current trends and opportunities for halal restaurants in Thailand. International Journal of Academic Research Business and Social Sciences, 9(1), 324-339.
15. Ahmad, I. A., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Mahyudin, N. A., & Mahmud, N. K. (2018). A structural analysis of behavioral determinants affecting food handlers’ proper hand washing practice in school canteen. International Journal of Academic Research Business and Social Sciences, 8(17), 324-339.
16. Abdul-Salam, S. S., Othman, M., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Kamarulzaman, N. H. (2018). Young consumers’ expectation, perceived performance and disconfirmation towards SMEs halal food products in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Journal of Business and Management, 20(11), 27 – 34.
17. Abdul-Hadi, A., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Othman, M., & Md-Nor, N. (2018). Factors of job burnout among chefs in Malaysia. International Journal of Academic Research Business and Social Sciences, 8(17), 1-14
18. Thung T.Y., Lee E., Premarathne, J.M.K.J.K., Nurzafirah M., Kuan C.H., Elexson N., Tan C.W., Malcolm, T.T.H., New C.Y., Ramzi O.S.B., Nuzul N.J., Noor Azira A.M., Ungku Fatimah U.Z.A., & Son R. (2018). Bacteriophages and their applications. Food Research, 3(5), 404-414.
19. Nordin, M. A., Abu Bakar, A. Z., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Ghazali, H., & Che Ishak, F. A. (2018). The utilization of social media as a marketing tool in food truck business. International Journal of Accounting, Finance and Business, 3(13), 117 – 124.
20. Mamat, A., Abdul-Karim, M. S., Mohamad, Z. A., Jamaludin, R., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A. (2018) The effects of healthy sleep campaign towards the intention to practice healthy sleep behavior in managing obesity among Malay women. International Journal of Moderns Trends in Social Sciences. 1(4), 45-59.
21. Ahmad, A. N., Abdul Rahman, R., Othman, M. & Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A. (2018). Overview of Halal food control in Malaysia. Food Control, 90, 352-363.
22. Marzura, M., Mahydin, N. A., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Chail, L. C., Marni, S., & Khairunnisak, M. (2018). Occurrence of tetracyclines, sulphonamides and quinolones residues in chicken meat sample from selected chicken slaughterhouses in peninsular Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Veterinary Research, 9(2), 88-101.
23. Shafiee, N. F., Abdul-Karim, M. S., Razali, M. A. B., & Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A. (2018). Halalan toiyyiban understanding: A case study of Muslim street food vendors in Shah Alam. International Journal of Islamic, Social, Economics and Development, 2(15), 48-58.
24. Razali, N. E., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Othman, M. & Mohamad, S. F. (2017). Halal management systems in restaurant operation: Identifying the motivation factors. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts, 9(2), 529- 540.
25. Ahmad, A. N., Abdul Rahman, R., Othman, M. & Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A. (2017). Critical success factors affecting the implementation of halal food management systems: Perspective of halal executives, consultants and auditors. Food Control, 74, 70-78.
26. Shafiee, N. F., Abdul-Karim, M. S., Razali, M. A. B., & Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A. (2017). Halalan toiyyiban food handling practices: A review on street food vendors in Malaysia. International Journal of Islamic, Social, Economics and Development, 2(6), 385-394.
27. Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Strohbehn, C., & Arendt, S. (2014). An empirical investigation of food safety culture in onsite foodservice operations. Food Control, 46, 255–263.
28. Strohbehn, C.H., Shelley, M., Arendt, S., Correia, A. Meyer, J., Ungku Fatimah,U. Z. A., & Jun, J. (2014). Retail foodservice employees’ perceptions of barriers and motivational factors that influence performance of safe food behaviors. Food Protection Trends, 34(3), 139-150.
29. Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Arendt, S., & Strohbehn, C. (2014). Food safety culture in onsite foodservice: Development and validation of a measurement scale. Journal of Foodservice Management and Education, 8(1), 1-10.
30. Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., Arendt, S., & Strohbehn, C. (2013). Exploring the culture of food safety: The role of organizational influencers in motivating employees’ safe food handling practices. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism, 14(4), 321-343.
31. Strohbehn, C., Arendt, S., Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A., & Meyer, J. (2013) Effectiveness of food safety managerial training: Face-to-face or computer- based delivery. Journal of Foodservice Management and Education, 7(1), 7-19.
32. Fatimah, U., Boo, H. C., Sambasivan, M., Salleh, R., & Abu Bakar, F. (2011). Restaurant food hygiene factors: The consumer perspectives. International Journal of Hospitality Management. 30(1), 38-45. (doi:10.1016/j.ijhm.2010.04.001).
33. Boo, H. C., Chan, L. T., & Fatimah. U. (2008). Healthy eating away-from-home: Effects of dining occasion and number of menu item. International Food Research Journal (formerly ASEAN Food Journal), 15(2), 201-208.

Book Chapter
1. Mahyudin, N. A., Zainor, Z. & Ungku Fatimah, U. Z. A. (2015). Assessment of food handlers’ knowledge, attitude and practices on food hygiene in Serdang, Selangor. Theory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research in Eds. Radzi et al. CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.
2. Chan, L. T., Fatimah, U., & Boo, H. C. (2008). Effects of menu items and dining occasion on the eating selection – Does health knowledge matter? Revue Tourisme, 16(October), 59-67.

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