DOST-10 strengthens food safety in NorMin Posted: Thursday, June 06, 2019 CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 19 - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST-10) trained representatives from the Northern Mindanao Food Safety Regulation Coordinating Board (FSRCB-10) to become Food Safety trainers.
Misamis Occidental Provincial Science and Technology Director Eufresnie Ann Simbajon discussing Food Safety Hazards. (DOST 10)
One of the purposes of the activity is to form a pool of Food Safety trainers who can be tapped by the industries and micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the region by using a harmonized training manual.
The training manual includes topics about Food Safety Hazards, Basic Food Hygiene, and current Good Manufacturing Practices.
It also aims to capacitate stakeholders in the use of science and risk-based analysis in compliance with food s...read full story
Tubig sa Kinabuhi: A CEST Initiative Towards Clean and Safe Water Posted: Thursday, June 06, 2019 CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 27 -(PIA)--Clean and safe water in, bacteria-contaminated water out!
The Tubig sa Kinabuhi project is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology under its Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology or CEST program.
Its main objective is to bring in clean and safe water to barangay Kibangay, Lantapan, Bukidnon.
In Lantapan, Bukidnon, where diarrhea and amoebiasis incidence is relatively high, DOST-10 and the Local Government Unit of Lantapan joined forces to find a solution to the water problem.
The stakeholders themselves identified the urgent need for access to safe water during the consultation and launching of the CEST program in Lantapan.
The Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC)-Bukidnon and LGU Lantapan implemented th...read full story