Food safety training at DIU

15 March 2021
Food safety training at DIU

Md Abdur Rahim Khan, Joint Secretary Ministry of Commerce addressing as the chief guest at the opening ceremony of 2-day national training program on \'Managing Food Safety and Food Quality in the Supply Chain Management during Covid-19\' held at Daffodil


Campus Desk :
2-day national training program on 'Managing Food Safety and Food Quality in the Supply Chain Management during Covid-19' completed today on 14 March 2021 at the digital classroom of Daffodil International University (DIU). The program was organized by Bangladesh Agro Processing Association (BAPA) in association with Nutrition and Food Engineering Department of Daffodil International University. Md Abdur Rahim Khan, Joint Secretary Ministry of Commerce was present as the chief guest at opening ceremony of the training program. The program was moderated by Professor Dr. Md. Bellal Hossain, Associate Dean, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences of DIU. Mr. Md. Iktadul Haque, General Secretary of Bangladesh Agro Processing Association (BAPA) delivered the welcome speech in the program. More than fifty company's representatives participated in this training program. Beside this the training program has been conducted by imminent food scientists from Food Industry, University and USAID respectively.
The discussants of the program discussed food security and food quality.
They stressed that in this Covid-19 situation, everyone needs to be more conscious about food habits. Because, one of the ways to get rid of covid-19 is to increase immunity and there is a strong involvement of food habits with increasing immunity.
They also emphasized on food supply system. How food is delivered to people is a very important issue at this Covid-19 pandemic period, they said. Because, there prevails a high possibility of spreading Covid-19 through food management. Therefore, the discussants stressed that caution and awareness should be exercised in this pandemic situation.

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