Nation Food Safety Day observed in Rajshahi

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RAJSHAHI, Feb 3, 2019 (BSS)-The National Food Safety Day-2019 was observed
here on Saturday with a call for protecting the public health through
concerted efforts of all concerned.

The district administration, Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE),
District Controller of Food Office and local unit of Consumers Association of
Bangladesh (CAB) jointly organized a meeting in observance of the occasion.

Addressing a post-rally discussion in the conference hall of Deputy
Commissioner’s office, the participants resolved that collective efforts of
all quarters, including the government and non-government entities, have
become an urgent need for ensuring food safety for the sake of a sound public
health.

They identically mentioned that all sorts of unsafe foods like adulterated
and contaminated ones are injurious to public health. So, there is no way but
to ensure safe and nutritious food for all.

Chaired by Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Zulkar Nayon, the
meeting was addressed, among others, by deputy director of DAE Shamsul Haque,
CAB local unit general secretary Golam Mostofa Mamun, editor of Daily Sonar
Desh Akbarul Hassan Millat and District Marketing Officer Shamimul Haque.

The discussants unanimously opined that proper enforcement of Consumers’
Rights Protection Act could be the vital means of protecting the consumers’
rights together with freeing the human body from any food poisoning and other
contamination.

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