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Food safety to be ensured, says Quamrul
Published :Monday, 4 April, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 7

Food Minister Advocate Quamrul Islam on Sunday said the government will ensure food safety for the people.
"Food safety is people's constitutional right and the present government wants to guarantee this right," he said as chief guest at the inaugural session of a workshop in the city.
Safe Food Authority organized the workshop at BIAM auditorium on the activities of safe food inspectors.
The minister said, so far, there was no visible activity of Safe Food Authority. But at present 201 food inspectors have been appointed and safe food courts set up in 64 districts, including metropolitan cities, he added.
The government has given recognition to 10 laboratories for testing food, he said, adding that the Safe Food Authority will set up its own laboratories soon.    ?BSS

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