Food security remains a public health issue in Indonesia, including in Kendari City in Southeast Sulawesi Province. There are many unsecured fast foods which are sold by temporary traders. This condition increased the prevalence of diarrhea (63.28%) in Kendari city in 2015. Because of limited health workers in the Health Department and Food and Drug Control Agency, community participation is necessary. This study aimed to find out a model of community involvement in controlling temporary food traders in Kendari city. This study applied quas experiment with the One-Group Pre-test-Post-test Design. The study was conducted in 3 villages in Kendari City because they have many temporary food traders. The sample of temporary food traders were 39 traders and 24 carderer as civil community representatives. The statistical analysis used linear regression. This study found that community used be a controller for the fast food traders in the three villages in kendari City. The distance of the community volunteers’ (cadres’) house has a significant association with improving the quality of fast hygiene and sanitation. To reduce the prevalence of foodborne diseases so the Health Department and Primary health care services in Kendari city can recommend Cadres as volunteers in the fast food controller.