Online Training for Safe Food Guidelines arranged by Punjab University

Punjab University (PU) Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAGS) arranged an online training session on Food Safety and Dietary Guidelines.IAGS Director Prof Dr. Muhammad Saleem Haider and other experts addressed the large number of people who took part in the online training.

Punjab University (PU) Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAGS) arranged an online training on Food Safety and Dietary Guidelines. IAGS Director Prof Dr. Muhammad Saleem Haider and other experts addressed the large number of people who participated in the online training.

It is our social responsibility to educate people and develop community awareness based on scientific facts in this situation of pandemic, the message was given by the director.

 Another expert elaborated on the food safety practices that must be adopted during the purchase of grocery in markets, and sanitation as well as the storage of these items at home.

The importance of personal hygiene, as well as kitchen and food hygiene to prevent the foodborne illness in such a crucial time of the corona pandemic was also discussed in the session.

The mechanism of action of COVID-19  in detail and the type of immune booster foods that could help fight against this disease was also elaborated in the session. He said that good nutrition and physical activities were essential for health, particularly in times of pandemic when the immune system needs to fight back.

Prof Haider congratulated Coordinator of Food Science and technology. Shinawar Ali and Dr. Rizwan for this highly needed training. Food security is the need of the hour for good health to have immunity against COVID-19

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