Food is essential for health and well being but may also be a cause of illness. Food-borne illness can have seriously damaging effects on individuals.

Education of food handlers in the basic principles of food hygiene is therefore critical as it constitutes an important measure in preventing food-borne illness. Prevention is better than cure.

Training Objective

To provide participants with the knowledge of the basic principles for the production of safe food in an effort to reduce the risk of food-borne illness.

Target Group

Food handlers


This one day training includes PowerPoint presentations, discussions and group activities.

Date: Wednesday June 26, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Venue: Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS)

Record of Participation  

Certificates of participation will be issued.

Cost: $180.00 per participant

Deadline for payment Wednesday June 19, 2018


Call the SLBS at: 453-0049, 456-0102 or 456-0546.