KOHIMA: Under the theme “Food Safety, Everyone’s Business”, the Food Safety Day was celebrated for the first time in Kohima on June 7. Speaking on the occasion, Minister of H&FW, S Pangnyu Phom said, “We are observing the first-ever Food Safety Day in Nagaland along with the rest of the country. Food is one of the essentials of life. The paramount requirement for the nation is the availability of safe food in sufficient amount but equally important is the fact that the food we eat, must be free from contamination or adulteration so that the consumption does not cause any ill effects on health.” In his keynote address, Principal Secretary-cum-Commissioner, Food Safety Commission. H&FW Department, Himato Zhimomi said that food safety is everybody’s business and it is very important, particularly for the young, because they are the most vulnerable group in the society, stated a DIPR release.
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