World Food Safety Day ’22 Event
On 9 June 2022 – the Department of Food Science and Technology organized an event on World Food Safety Day with the theme of “Safer Food, Better Health”. The event comprised a food safety awareness walk, a Poster & Model competition, and a seminar. The dignitaries from the university and FrieslandCampina Engro Pakistan Ltd participated in the awareness walk and then evaluated the students’ posters and models. Afterwards, worthy guest Dr M. Nasir, Dean Dr H Rizwana Kausar and HOD Dr Raza Hussain chaired the seminar. The seminar commenced with the welcome address by Dean FOST, followed by the event preamble by HOD FST. The seminar then proceeded with the awareness talk of Dr Muhammad Nasir, General Manager FrieslandCampina Engro Pakistan Ltd, on “No Food is Nutritious till Safe” Dr Nasir enlightened about the current status of Food Safety in Pakistan and the modifications required in terms of compliance to the International food laws.
Contrary to it, he also elucidated the global situation of food safety and its relation with food borne illnesses & malnourishment. Afterwards, the students and faculty members participated in the question-answer session. Finally, the worthy HOD awarded the guests souvenirs. Then the positions in Poster & Model competition were announced, and certificates were distributed among the position holders; Dr Nasir appreciated the efforts of all students and also announced gifts from Friesl and Campina Engro Pakistan Ltd for the position holders. Finally, Dr Kanza Aziz Awan concluded the ceremony by thanking the guests, faculty members and students for their active participation in the event.