DOST Region 02’s proposed Food Grading System in Echague, Isabela is now a Municipal Ordinance. LGU Echague awarded Municipal Ordinance No. 2018-008, “Regulating Sanitation Standard Rating For Food and Drinking Establishment” in Echague, Isabela to DOST Region 2 as symbol of implementation of the ordinance in the municipality.

The ordinance is a Food Grading System (FGS) presented by DOST personnel and Cagayan Valley Food Safety Team (CVFST) representative, Ms. Aileen C. Gonzales, to Mayor Kiko Dy.

DOST II in partnership with Municipal Health Office of Echague through the food grading system shall continue in strengthening and capacitating the different food firms and establishments, school canteens, and ambulant vendors in terms of training, seminars, and GMP certification.

The execution of the FGS is expected to instill awareness and vigilance to Echagueños the importance of food safety to consumers and to the municipality’s food handlers and the public.
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