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  • The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) will be staging a Food Safety and Sanitation Workshop for food business operators on February 26.
  • The session will be held at the JBDC’s Incubator and Resource Centre, Unit 10A, 76 Marcus Garvey Drive, starting at 9:00 a.m.
  • It is open to all persons in the field of agro-processing, from manufacturers to restaurateurs, and will include training from the Bureau of Standards Jamaica, public health personnel, the Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries and various private-sector entities.

The Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) will be staging a Food Safety and Sanitation Workshop for food business operators on March 7.

The session will be held at the JBDC’s Incubator and Resource Centre, Unit 10A, 76 Marcus Garvey Drive, starting at 9:00 a.m.

It is open to all persons in the field of agro-processing, from manufacturers to restaurateurs, and will include training from the Bureau of Standards Jamaica, public health personnel, the Food Storage and Prevention of Infestation Division in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries and various private-sector entities.

Training will cover the areas of local food regulations; good manufacturing practices; food safety management systems; and implementation and maintenance of proper records.

The workshop costs $4,500 per person and the deadline for registration is Thursday, February 28. Persons may register through the JBDC’s website at www.jbdc.net.

Participants will be awarded a certificate at the workshop’s conclusion.