World Food Day

Published on October 17, 2019
Current context: The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan launched a various initiative on the World Food Day which was observed on 16th October.
World Food Day 
  • The initiatives include Food Safety Mitra Scheme, Eat Right Jacket and Eat Right Jhola.
  • Food Safety Mitra Scheme (FSM): The scheme is introduced by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) with the aim to engage motivated individuals with the food safety ecosystem at ground level.
  • A FSM is an individual professional (Digital Mitra, Trainer Mitra and Hygiene Mitra), certified by FSSAI, who will assist in compliances related to FSS Act, Rules & Regulations.
  • Eat Right Smart Jacket: is to give an identity to FSSAI staff with a software embedded with a RFID tag, to capture entry of inspection staff into premise for monitoring.
  • ‘Eat Right Jhola’: is a reusable cloth bag to replace plastic bags for grocery shopping in various retail chains.
  • World Food Day is observed to dedicate and commit people around the world to eradicate global hunger.

Question: 

Q.1 The World Food Day is observed on?
a. 21st November
b. 16th October
c. 25th August
d. 20th September

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