MAMBAJAO, Camiquin, Dec 12 (PIA) – The first leg of food handler’s class opened in Camiguin on Tuesday at the Municipal Health Office (MHO) of Catarman.
All food establishment operators here were required to undergo the training before they will be allowed to renew their licenses.
The Camiguin Provincial Health Office has scheduled a 2-day training course for each town.
Provincial Nutritionist Telesfora G. Madelo said this is a yearly routine for the food handlers’ but will help put into place all necessary updates with regards to good hygienic practices in food handling and serving.
She noted that one of the most important topics they would present this year will be on the eight food safety standards.
Other discussions covered includes the control of food and water borne diseases, sanitation requirements, waste disposal, food surveillance (utensils and equipment), and updates on newly passed ordinances. (PIA 10)