ASU requests Orientation on Food Safety and Packaging and Labeling Training

As part of Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology (CEST) for the Building an Unparalleled Grassroots for the New Normal Awesome (BUGNA) Jawili Program, Aklan State University (ASU) – Kalibo Campus requested the Department of Science and Technology Region VI (DOST VI) to conduct an Orientation of Food Safety and Packaging and Labeling Training.

The orientation and training were held for members of Hubeag it Kababayin-an Association of Brgy. Jawili, Tangalan, Aklan who are the beneficiary of various packaging and labeling equipment needed to improve the packaging of their Dilis and Ginamos products, thus warranting the need to discuss and practice the aforementioned topics.

Starting off the orientation was a discussion on Basics of Food Safety followed by a Glow Germ activity to simulate the effects of proper handwashing and its importance in ensuring food safety and processing of raw materials.

Other topics discussed were Basics of Packaging & Labeling followed by Mandatory Labeling Requirements in the Philippines.

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