In preparation to the school’s accreditation renewal to Asian Pacific Accreditation Certificate Commission ( APACC) in November, 2016, the school implemented repairs and improvements to its laboratory facilities to comply in keeping with the modern standards of sanitation and health measures.
In July 19, officials from the City Health Office of Dipolog City inspected laboratories and production areas of the school such as Catering Services, Bread and Pastry Production, Cookery, School’s Processing Plant for Bottled Sardines and the School Canteen to ensure that Sanitary Laws under Presidential Decree No. 856 are complied with.
Mr. Alejandro June I. Carasig, Sanitary Inspector who headed the team during the inspection lamented that Dipolog School of Fisheries faithfully complied with the standard of sanitation that a training institution should maintain. Health of the people is of paramount importance hence, all efforts of public services should be directed towards the protection and promotion of health and this is the mandate of any entity engaged in the food industry as he finally disclosed. Engr. Julieta I. Aliman, Ms. Angieza G. Cacho, Mr. Elsen Beloro and Ms. Maribeth Fuerzas were the members of the faculty and focal persons responding to the queries of the health officials during the conduct of the inspection.
By: Mr. Dante F. ALiman