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Dimapur, Mokokchung, Nagaland

Dimapur, Mokokchung observe World Food Safety Day

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By EMN Updated: Jun 07, 2024 11:13 pm
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Health officials along with the teachers and students of Government Higher Secondary School on the occasion of World Food Safety Day in Chümoukedima town on Friday.

DIMAPUR — The Food Safety Wing of Dimapur zone under the office of the chief medical officer (CMO), Dimapur, celebrated World Food Safety Day at Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) in Chümoukedima town on theme “Food safety: prepare for the unexpected.”

The welcome address was delivered by the school vice principal, Dr. Talisangla, while the keynote address was delivered by the CMO of Dimapur, Dr. Limatula Aier, wherein she stressed on the importance of looking for FSSAI license/ registration number while buying packaged food products and also to maintain a healthy diet with the right intake and avoid carbonated drinks.

Introduction and concept of food safety was highlighted by Samuel Zehol, designated food safety officer of Dimapur Zone. He advised the students to anticipate against any unexpected events be it in a form of natural disaster or power outrage.

He also challenged the students to take the message of the theme as an ambassador and fight against the outbreak of food borne diseases.

The programme was attended by the Class 10 students of the School.

It was followed with demonstration on detecting food adulterants in common food items like spices, pulses, honey etc. by the Food Safety on Wheels Team, Dimapur.

World Food Safety Day
Chumlamo Humtsoe along with health officials and food operators on the occasion of World Food Safety Day in Mokokchung town on Friday.

Commemorating World Food Safety Day, the Food Safety Cell of Mokokchung also organised a programme at the conference hall of the chief medical officer’s (CMO) office.

Speaking at the programme, the additional deputy commissioner (ADC) of Mokokchung, Chumlamo Humtsoe, encouraged the food operators to maintain hygiene and prevent, detect and manage food hazards in order to ensure food security for all.

He also mentioned the potential risk associated with contaminated food and the need for effective food safety measures to prevent illness. He further congratulated the Food Safety Zone, CMO office, for following the food safety norms and checking of food in the market.

Dr. Kibangkumba, CMO of Mokokchung, gave a brief awareness on the food safety habits and a well balanced diet for a healthy and prolonged life. He also advised the people to follow the food safety rules set by the office.

It was followed with a training on FoSTaC food operators.

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By EMN Updated: Jun 07, 2024 11:13:48 pm
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