Food safety shouldn’t be handled in isolation from diet safety.
This has been emphasised by Minister for Agriculture Vatimi Rayalu whereas opening the Global Community Food and Health Stakeholders workshop.
The workshop serves as a platform for stakeholders to take part in meals mapping workouts.
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Rayalu is looking for a concerted effort from stakeholders to handle the NCD disaster.
“Let’s train our folks to eat the correct of meals. Let’s make a concerted effort to not solely plant meals for meals safety but in addition be closely aware in regards to the diet aspect of meals. Fiji is a blessed nation, and something might be grown right here. But but, we nonetheless have circumstances of malnutrition and people who find themselves affected by illnesses which can be diet-related.”
Rayalu says there’s a want for Fijians to alter their dietary habits given the excessive incidence of non-communicable illnesses within the nation.
He provides that meals and diet safety is paramount as a result of when the folks of a nation are nicely fed, then you can begin eager about financial improvement.