Environmental sanitation

List of Approved Food Vendors & Handlers of Within The Municipality

The Environmental Health Department of the Ejura Skyeredumase Municipal Assembly has obtained a List of Certified Food Vendors and Handlers within the Municipality through a Food Screening Exercise Conducted.

The Exercise was to ascertain the Health Status of Food Vendors and Handlers before allowing them to Prepare, Sell and offer Food for sale to the general public. This is to ensure the quality and safety of food in order to prevent food borne diseases such as Cholera, Typhoid, Fever and the rest.

793 food Vendors and Handlers were certified through the Exercise and were issued Food Vendors Certificates to allow them carryout their operations accordingly, under the strict compliance to good food hygiene, Environmental sanitation and personal hygiene. This is to ensure and guarantee the quality of food giving or sold to the final consumer.

Attached below is the List of Certified Food Vendors and Handlers Within the Municipality.

ESMA – Certified Food VENDORS & Handlers List

Report on Food Vendors and School Feeding Caterers on Nutrition

Food vendors and caterers need the necessary knowledge and skills to know   some basic food nutrition. Periodic food vendors education and orientation gave the Environmental Health Officers the opportunity to also interrupt with food vendors on the need to prepare nutritious diet for customers and the students under the school feeding programme.

Nutritious diet is a food that contains all the food nutrients the body needs to function properly. The food nutrients included carbohydrate, protein, fat, vegetables, vitamins etc.

The target group for this orientation included, food vendors, caterers, cooks, food handlers, chop-bars and restaurants operators. The orientation covered the entire Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality.

Food Vendors and School Feeding Programme Contractors during the 2021 medical screening of food vendors were taken through some orientation on the following topics;

  • Balance Diet
  • Adulteration
  • Food poisoning
  • Food hygiene
  • Food preservation
  • Fortification

Attached below is the full detail report of the programme.

Orientation For Food Vendors and School Feeding Caterers on Nutrition.