In his introductory remarks, Dr. Iddya Karunasagar, Advisor (Research & Patents), NitteDU, highlighted the theme of this year's World Food Day - ‘Grow, Nourish, Sustain Together’ and also explained the role of FAO & WHO on food safety and food security.
Two eminent speakers - Dr. S. Dave, Former Advisor, FSSAI & former Chairman, Codex Alimentarius Commission (2011 - 2014) and Dr. Eram S. Rao, Vice Principal and HoD-Food Technology, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, University of Delhi, delivered talks on ‘The national context of food safety’ and ‘Innovative Food Processing Technologies to accelerate the growth of the food processing sector in India’ respectively.
Prof. Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Director, Projects & NU-TEC, NitteDU, spoke on the water quality and public health. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Mamatha BS, Asst. Professor, NUCSER, and Dr. Feby Luckose, Sr. Project Associate, NUCSER.