Selasa, 29 November 2011

Food Safety-Sanitation Checks For 2011 LIMA

November 29, 2011 12:45 PM

LANGKAWI, Nov 29 (Bernama) -- Langkawi District Health officer Dr Mansor Ismail announced that food safety and sanitation checks would be stepped up on the island, for the upcoming 2011 Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2011) which starts Dec 6.

Inspections would cover restaurant premises, hotel kitchens, shops, stalls, suppliers and importers of fresh ingredients on the tourist island, he said.

"We want people who prepare food to observe hygiene and quality to prevent contamination," he said to Bernama here, Tuesday.

Ninety personnel, including 36 additional staff from six districts in Kedah would be involved in the inspection operation starting Dec 2, he added.

Owners who fail to comply with rules and regulations face having their premises shut down, he said.

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