Safe food and healthy diets are in the focus of Jammu and Kashmir administration and is being monitored in every district.
Recently meeting of District Level Advisory Committee (DLAC) on Safe Food and Healthy Diets was held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir in the conference Hall of Mini Secretariat,.
He reviewed the measures in place to ensure safe wholesome and quality food products in the district.
He took a comprehensive review of the functioning and achievements of the Food Safety Department.
A detailed deliberation was held on the crucial issues related to Food Safety standards, hygienic measures and initiatives under Eat Right Movement of India.
On the occasion, the DC who is also the Chairman of the DLAC was apprised about the current status of Food Safety in the district and various initiatives undertaken by the Department to ensure the provisions of FSS Act-2006 being implemented in the district.
Highlighting the importance of maintaining the high standards of Food Safety for the wellbeing of the general public, the DC issued instructions to officers to further enhance the quality of working in order to ensure safe wholesome and hygienic food is available in the markets.
He emphasized the need for collective market checking to monitor and curb the malpractices of the food articles.