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Authorities and experts discuss food safety in Dominican Republic


In collaboration with the Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP), the Ministry of Public Health of the Dominican Republic held a World Food Safety Day webinar on 7 June 2022.

The webinar included talks on the “Importance of safety in health and the role of FAO” by Marisa Caipo, FAO Food Safety and Quality Officer, and on “Good practices for food safety in the INABIE School Feeding Program” by Luz Josefina Felipe García, Head of the Food Quality Assurance Department of the National Institute of Student Welfare (INABIE).

Participating institutions included the Ministry of Public Health (regional and municipal health directorates, departments and areas), the Ministry of Education, the National Institute of Student Welfare (INABIE), the Instituto Nacional de Atención Integral a la Primera Infancia (INAIPI), Instituto Dominicano para la Calidad (INDOCAL) and others.