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DepEd asked: Protect studes from blacklisted Taiwan’s products 06/03/2011

Friday, June 3, 2011

DepEd asked: Protect studes from blacklisted Taiwan’s products

06/03/2011
With schools set to reopen next Monday, a toxic watchdog exhorted the Department of Education (DepEd) to initiate proactive measures that will protect students from health-damaging foods and drinks, especially blacklisted products from Taiwan.

“Now that we know which products from Taiwan are tainted with DEHP, we call upon our education officials to welcome the new academic year with an enthusiastic campaign on food safety,” said Roy Alvarez, President, EcoWaste Coalition.

The food safety awareness and action campaign, according to Alvarez, should be rolled out in collaboration with school administrators, teachers, non-teaching personnel, students, parents, and food service providers, concessionaires and vendors..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20110603met5.html

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