NILPHAMARI Government officials at a post-rally discussion today said there is no alternative to nutritionally safe food to make the present and future generations healthy and functioning normally to build a developed country.
They said the incidences of food adulteration are increasing day by day , not unwillingly. The unethical trend is very bad and shameful. From small traders to big ones, they are also adulterating food or crops.
To avoid the catastrophic consequences from consumption of adulterated foods, they called upon every conscious citizen to cooperate with the authorities concerned in production and marketing of safe foods in local markets to save the present and future generations.
They officials made these observations at the discussion jointly organised by the district administration and Department of Food at conference room of the Deputy Commissioner in Nilphamari district town in observance of the National Food Safety Day- 2020.
Earlier, a colorful procession with participation of government officials and employees, representatives of NGOs and human rights' organisations, teachers, students and common people, was brought out on the local streets.
With additional deputy commissioner (General) of Nilphamari Azharul Islam in the chair Deputy Commissioner Md. Hafizur Rahman Chowdhury addressed as the chief guest.
Nilphamari district controller of food Kazi Saifuddin, deputy director (Crop) of the department of agricultural extension (DAE), additional superintendent of police (Sadar Circle) and other concerned officials addressed the function..
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)