A Day-long workshop on Food Safety Affairs was held at Rural Development Academy (RDA) of Bogura on Saturday 11 noon to 2.30 afternoon.
Under the Capability Development Project (1st Revised) of Bangladesh Food Safety Authority, the district-level public awareness building on food safety affairs was stressed in the workshop.
The Director General (DG) of Rural Development Academy of Bogura and Additional Secretary of the government of the people’s republic of Bangladesh Md. Khurshid Iqbal Rezvi was present as the chief guest in the workshop.
Member (Public Health and Nutrition) of Bangladesh Food Safety Authority and Project Director Monjur Morshed Ahmed presided over the workshop.
The Chief guest DG of RDA Md. Khurshid Iqbal Rezvi said that there is no alternative of refraining from unsafe food. The people now have the awareness regarding of food and the people have to make social movement against unsafe food and strict-law should be implemented and getting safe and smart food can make smart citizen.
Stern monitoring and the training for the hotel owners should be arranged and law regarding the pro-public interest issue should be enforced so that the law-breakers and money mongers can be punished rapidly, RDA DG added.
Other speakers were Senior Consultant of Bangladesh Food Safety Authority Sayeed Hossain, Bogura district Food Safety Officer Md. Rasel, Assistant Director of the Department of National Consumer Rights Protection Iftekharul Alam Rizvi and others.