Kingston & St. Andrew Health Department Orders Closure Of Happy Ice

Happy Ice maker Island Ice Beverage Company was reportedly served with a Notice of Closure Order on Tuesday (Nov 7) from the Kingston Health Department.

However, the company has revealed that it has undertaken immediate corrective measures as required by the Kingston and St Andrew Health Department, to address shortcomings in its supply storage system that led to a Notice its facility in Kingston.

“The inspection conducted by the KSA Health Department identified deficiencies in documentation, the displaying of certificates, incorrect diversion of waste water and storage,” said the company in a press release.

“Laboratory evaluations are now being conducted, and the company is awaiting a Provisional Order to resume normality,” said the release.

The company also revealed that the relevant certificates are being put in place and the diversion of waste water is being dealt with and the entire system, including storage, has been checked and corrected.

Island Ice Beverage Company has been supplying the Jamaican market for over 30 years.

The company is certified by the Jamaica Bureau of Standards, International Packaged Ice Association, the Factories Corporation of Jamaica and NEPA.



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