Engro Foods Limited participated in a resourceful seminar on Food Safety and Nutritional Policies, to enrich the discussions with its valuable experience as a leading provider of dairy products in Pakistan. The event held at the Institute of Agricultural Sciences (IAGS) attracted internationally reputed experts of nutrition. Engro Food’s participation in this insightful forum reflects the commitment of this enterprise to improve the standards of nutrition in the society, while it inspires a white-revolution through tangible reforms that promise food-security and healthy nourishment for the masses.
The theme of this seminar was: “An Over-view of Food Safety & Nutrition Policies in the Western World: An Opportunity for Pakistan to Benefit from the Experience”. During the productive discussions, learned speakers like Dr. AtiqRehman – Senior Scientific Project Coordinator, Bureau of Nutritional Sciences & Health Canada, along with Engro Foods’ Manager Regulatory Affairs – Dr. Muhammad Nasir, shared their wisdom with the audience.Notable policy-advisors like; Mr. Mustajab Ahmed,also represented the Pakistan Society of Food Scientists & Technologists (PSFST) to enlighten the large number of distinguishedpersonalities from the private sector, business community, regulatory institutions, academic faculty and students, who attended the event.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Rehman said that;“Safe and Nutritious Food is a basic human right and is essential for a healthy nation. Government institutions play a key role in ensuring supply of safe and nutritious food.Pakistan’s food-regulators needs to realign their strategy, with the evolving needs, to ensure a sustainable future. The agricultural sector is currently at the cross roads to take maximum advantage of newer technologies to ensure food-security.