Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Donovan Stanberry (left), presents onion farmer Pamelitta Dann from Yallahs, Agro-Park, with a Food Safety Management Systems certificate, at the Pesticides Survey Results Presentation Ceremony, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Friday, November 17, 2017. Forty-three farmers were awarded the Food Safety Mgmt. certificate.The main objective of the survey was to evaluate food safety issues associated with pesticide use and, in particular, to identify pesticide use problems that could impact access to export markets for Jamaican produce.
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