Awarness program on food adulteration

Objective: To raise awareness about food adulteration, educate the community on its risks, and empower individuals to make informed choices for a healthier lifestyle.

Event Components:

  1. Inaugural Session:
    • Welcome address by the organizers.
    • Introduction to the significance of the awareness program.
    • Brief overview of the agenda for the day.
  2. Expert Talk on Food Adulteration:
    • Invite a food safety expert or a nutritionist to provide insights into the types of food adulteration, their impact on health, and preventive measures.
  3. Interactive Workshops:
    • Food Testing Techniques:
      • Hands-on demonstrations of simple testing methods to identify common adulterants.
      • Participants can bring food samples for on-site testing.
    • Label Reading and Understanding:
      • Educate participants on reading food labels to identify genuine products.
      • Discuss common terminologies and symbols.
  4. Panel Discussion:
    • Invite a panel of experts, including nutritionists, food scientists, and regulatory authorities.
    • Discuss challenges, current regulations, and the role of consumers in combating food adulteration.
  5. Documentary Screening:
    • Show a documentary highlighting real-life cases of food adulteration, its consequences, and the efforts being made to address the issue.
  6. Awareness Campaign Materials:
    • Distribute brochures, pamphlets, and posters with information on common adulterants, their health risks, and preventive measures.
    • Provide a list of helplines and resources for reporting adulteration.
  7. Food Safety Quiz:
    • Conduct an engaging quiz to test participants’ knowledge on food safety.
    • Offer small prizes for participants with the highest scores.
  8. Cooking Demonstrations:
    • Showcase cooking techniques using organic and unprocessed ingredients.
    • Emphasize the importance of choosing quality foods for better health.
  9. Interactive Exhibits:
    • Set up exhibits showcasing adulterated vs. unadulterated food items.
    • Encourage participants to inspect and identify the differences.
  10. Social Media Campaign:
    • Launch a social media campaign with a dedicated hashtag for the event.
    • Encourage attendees to share their experiences, learnings, and pledges to combat food adulteration.
  11. Q&A Session:
    • Allow participants to ask questions to the experts and seek clarification on food safety concerns.
  12. Closing Ceremony:
    • Acknowledge participants, speakers, and volunteers.
    • Conclude with a call to action, encouraging everyone to be vigilant consumers and spread awareness.

Follow-Up Actions:

  • Share event highlights and resources on the college’s website and social media platforms.
  • Establish a community group or forum to continue discussions on food safety.
  • Consider organizing periodic workshops or webinars to keep the awareness momentum going.

Remember to adapt this plan to the specific needs and resources of your community.

  • Date : 6 January 2023
  • Time : 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (Asia/Kolkata)
  • Venue : At campus


Mr. Sanjay Desai