Restaurants in Romblon, Romblon recently received food safety equipment from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Mimaropa.
Ten out of Fifteen eateries receive food warmers, dish sterilizers, and food safety apparel kits for getting an A-grade during the evaluation through its Food Establishment Inspection and Grading System or FEIGS project.
The remaining five eateries receive dish sterilizers and food safety apparel kits for getting a B-grade during the evaluation.
The event was conducted in collaboration with the local municipality of Romblon.
During the event, Provincial S&T Director Marcelina Servañez of DOST Romblon highlighted the vital role of food safety assessments in ensuring the well-being of food establishments.
According to their press release, it is one of the initiatives undertaken by DOST MIMAROPA to improve food safety compliance in the province.