Schools In Agra Collaborate With FSDA To Create Awareness On Food Safety

Schools In Agra Collaborate With FSDA To Create Awareness On Food Safety

Already, 2,200 schools across the district have responded to the awareness efforts.

 

Agra: The Food Safety and Drug Administration Department of Agra (FSDA) has collaborated with 2,600 schools of the district to create awareness among the community about food safety measures.

Already, 2,200 schools across the district have responded to the awareness efforts.

Speaking to PTI on Tuesday, District Designated Officer, FSDA Department, Agra, Manoj Verma, said, “The FSDA has planned to spread awareness about how health gets affected if bad or adulterated food is consumed.”

“School children have been involved because it is seen that children have the willingness to learn and absorb. Whatever message is given to children, it will have a manifold multiple effect on the community,” he said.

Mr Verma added that the aim was to make the consumer aware about the adulteration problem that existed in all kinds of food From November 4-18, the department had organized an ‘Eat Right Moment’ programme in 113 schools in Agra.