PRESS RELEASE: The Environmental Health Department in collaboration with other partners will be hosting a Food Safety week from the 15 – 19th March, 2010 under the theme; “Your food, your health, your life, your responsibility”.
The main objecives of the week is to
1. Create public awareness on issues of food safety
2.Increase/ improve collboration among food safety agencies.
Food safety is one of the major areas of environmental health responsibility and include
1. The reduction in the incidence of food borne disease through monitoring and surveillance
2.The empowerment of communities and individuals through community education
3. Establishment of guidelines for the safe conduct of the food trade.