One who is authentically employed by a registered permanent food establishment.

Any person who fits the definition of a food handler that must be certified.

Fogging only kills the adult mosquitoes.  If there are active breeding containers, adults will emerge two to three days after fogging.  This is why self inspection and removal of breeding sites by home owners/occupiers is important.

A floor plan is needed for two reasons:

  • To ensure that all equipment are placed in such a way that will promote safe food practices.
  • To ensure that there is a linear food flow, that is, the food production flows from a clean area to a dirty area with no cris-crossing or back tracking being done.

An educated food handler who practices what is taught, reduces the risk of spreading food borne illnesses that cause outbreaks due to improper food preparation and handling techniques.

No.  Classic Dengue is not life-threatening.  However, the complications of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) and Dengue Shock Syndrome (DSS) could result after subsequent exposure to Dengue which can be fatal depending on the level of immunity and age.