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By: Myrrh Caithlin L. Gutierrez


A lot can be done when people work hand-in-hand.

Different government agencies converged and collaborated to establish the first Makapuno Island in the Philippines. On February 16, 2018, the Makapuno Island project was launched in Alabat Island, Quezon. “This project is not just a government project, but a project of the people.” says Dir. Alexander Madrigal, Regional Director of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-CALABARZON).

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By: John Maico M. Hernandez and Mhark Ellgine Libao

Food Safety was in the limelight last January 22-24, 2018 through a training entitled Division Live-in Food Safety for Food Handlers in School which was attended by 606 school canteen teachers and food handlers in Lima Park Hotel Malvar Batangas- the highest number of attendees to date for a food safety event in the province.

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By: John Maico M. Hernandez and Mhark Ellgine A. Libao

Aga Farmers Multipurpose Cooperative (AGFAMCO) humanized robustness of barako coffee in their effort to educate all its production workers with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) through the conduct of Seminar-Training on Basic Food Hygiene and current GMP at AGFAMCO, Brgy. Aga, Nasugbu, Batangas, Jan. 18-19.

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By: John Maico M. Hernandez and Mhark Ellgine A. Libao

To capacitate food handlers and street food vendors on proper food handling, an awareness seminar on food safety was conducted at Brgy. Ayao-iyao, Lemery, Batangas last February 9, 2018.

CAMERA ROLLING. Food safety webinar in action as Ms. Dalao RMic delivers her discussion on Allergen Control Program.

By: Demee Angelica S. Ludia

DOST CALABARZON in partnership with Glenwood Technologies aired two free webinars on food safety which covered topics namely: “Food Allergens and Globalization: Where we are now?”, and “Allergen Control Program” last February 13, 2018.