Dr. Nata Menabde, WHO representative to India says consumer awareness is crucial to tackling the challenges of unsafe food, malnutrition and food security.
World Health Day 2015
Y. S Malik, CEO, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare lays down five points that are important for maintaining food safety standards.
Pesticides and food safety
Dr. K.K.Sharma, Network Coordinator, All India Network Project on Pesticide Residues, Indian Agricultural Research Institute says good agricultural practices are crucial to producing safe food. Pesticides, though important, should be used judiciously so that they do not have any ill-effect on health due to excessive residue.
Promising safe food
The street vendors from across the country share their experiences of a day-long training on food safety and pledged to use the learnings to deliver quality food. This training was conducted by the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in collaboration with the WHO Country Office for India.