Certificate of registration to operate deep freezers

For conformity and compliance with the dairy standards and regulations.

  • Purpose: For conformity and compliance with the dairy standards and regulations.
  • Application Fees: Nil
  • License Fee: 30,000 Ugx
  • Maximum Processing Time: 3 Days
  • Related Websites: <a href="http://www.dda.or.ug/">www.dda.or.ug</a>
  • Validity: 1 Year
  • Contact Office: <a href="http://www.dda.or.ug/">Dairy Development Authority</a>
  • Renewal Fee: 30,000 Ugx
  • License Type: Certificate
  • Legal Basis: The Dairy (Marketing and Processing of milk and milk products) Regulations, 2003, S.I. No. 23 of 2003
  • <u><b>Location<br></b></u><ul><li>The freezer shall be situated in an open, hygienic surrounding free from radioactive fallout.</li><li>The freezer shall be 50 meters away from the major or main roads where lots of dust, mud and obnoxious fumes, smoke or odours are present as a result of automobile traffic.</li><li>The plant shall be located 50 meters away from the garbage dumping sites.</li><li>The freezer shall be located 50 meters away from the open sewerage line.</li><li>The freezer shall be located 50 meters away from the motor vehicle Garage.</li></ul><u><b>Premises<br></b></u><ul><li>The structure housing the unit shall be of sufficient area to carry out work under sanitary/ hygienic condition.</li><li>Structure and design shall be able to allow for location of equipment in such a way that does not impede product and personnel flow.</li><li>Materials used in construction shall be non-toxic to human.</li><li>The materials shall be water proof and non-decomposable under the work environment. BUT this excludes polyethylene linings.</li><li>The walls inside the workroom shall be smooth, cleanable, and have uniform pattern.</li></ul><u><b>Wall and ceiling<br></b></u><ul><li>The elements used for construction shall be consistent, fitted together with no slits left between them and no vestigial studs.</li><li>The joinery points shall be done using food grade silicon filler (Does not react with water).</li><li>The ceiling shall be at a sufficient height, to give adequate clearance for activities in the work room.</li><li>The walls and ceiling shall be free from flake (peeling) paint and leak proof.</li></ul><u><b>Floor<br></b></u><ul><li>The architectural design of the floor shall be in such a way that it allows for liquid matter to flow towards the waste drainage.</li><li>The floor shall be made of water proof material (Terrazzo or Tiles).</li><li>The floor shall be made of materials resistant to chemical actions by alkalis and acids.</li><li>The floor shall be made of materials tolerant to very low and very high temperature.<br></li></ul>