Online training on food safety and dietary guidelines was organized at the Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAGS) of Punjab University. The director of IAGS Dr. Muhammad Saleem, Dr Shinawar Waseem, Dr Rizwan Tariq and other specialists addressed a number of visitors who attended online training.
In his message, Prof Haider said during this pandemic, it was our social responsibility to educate the people and develop community awareness based on scientific facts.
Dr Shinawar Waseem elaborated Food Safety practices that must be adopted during purchase of grocery in markets, and sanitation as well as storage of these items at home.
He also discussed the importance of personal hygiene, as well as kitchen and food hygiene to prevent the food-borne illness in such a crucial time of corona pandemic.
Dr Muhammad Rizwan Tariq elaborated the mechanism of action of Covid-19 and discussed in detail the type of immune booster foods that could help in fighting against this disease.