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ASA Volunteers & SES Irrigation Expert Team Up for OURFood Farmers

A rare combination of ASA student volunteers and a Senior Expert teamed up to help the OURFood farmers in Dalaguete, Cebu with their irrigation problem.  Dr. Heinz Sourell of Germany’s Senior Experten Service (SES) and three young water experts from…

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Food Handlers in Bogo City, Cebu Coached on GMP and Food Safety

A series of coaching were conducted in Bogo City, Cebu through its Local Government Unit (LGU) and the Cebu province. Bogo City LGU saw the need for its local food industry to practice food safety standards and the principles of…

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Training on Food Safety and GMP for Cebu Food Industries Conducted

Twenty three (23) representatives from the food processing and food service companies in Cebu attended the training on Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices on September 6 -7, 2016 held at the DOST 7 Regional Office, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City….

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OURFood sends participants to QPIRA training.

OURFood recently sent 45 participants from various sectors to undergo a two day training course (Qualified Person in Industry Regulation) with the FDA at Crown Regency Hotel. The topics discussed were about the different laws, regulations and guidelines that the…

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NOFST-NFCG-CFCG holds Team Building activity at the University of San Carlos Cebu City.

The NOFST-NFCG-CFCG Team Building activity was held last June 29, 2016 at the historic University of San Carlos Cebu City. Present at the teambuilding were members of the Negros Oriental Food Safety Team, Negrense Food Safety Consultancy Group and the Cebu…

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The 1st Food Safety Conference in Cebu

It was an awe-inspiring conference! Participation was beyond expectation as people from all over the country from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, came to hear and learn about food safety. Producers, suppliers, processors, service providers, business executives, planners and policy-makers from…

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1st OURFood Conference on Food Safety Set

The OURFood Project will be holding its very first Food Safety Conference in line with the celebration of the 20th Cebu Business Month in June this year. The event is organized jointly by project partners, Cebu Chamber of Commerce &…

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GAP TRAINING FOR NEGROS OCCIDENTAL PARTNERS (MARCH 10, 2016)

The OURFood Program will have its first batch of individual farmers’ GAP certification. The OURFood partners include Peñalosa Farms owned by Mon Peñalosa and family, Silay Exports by Ms Reena Peña, 26 Herb Garden Restaurant by Doc Ana Salacata and…

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SIGNING OF MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT: LGU-DALAGUETE, CCCI & AFOS-OURFOOD

On March 8, 2016, after 3 years of working with the farmers with Dalaguete, Province of Cebu, the partnership was formally sealed with the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). The Municipality of Dalaguete is the vegetable basket of…

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GAP TRAINING FOR NAGALAO FARMER’S ASSOCIATION AND APOG-APOG FARMER’S ASSOCIATION

OURFood program expands further its activities to cover more farmers in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental. The training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) was conducted for Nagalao Farmer’s Assocation and Apog-Apog Farmer’s Association. This training is in cooperation with the…

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