A panel discussion on the topic of “Transforming Goan Hospitality Sector into an Eat Right Model” In the Country held today at Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium for World of Hospitality Expo.
The Panelist included Mr. Richard Noronha, Designated Officer, Directorate of Food and Drugs Goa, Mrs. Dorothy Pereira, Manager, IHCL Hotels; Mr. Sanjay Bhandari, Head, Factory Corporate Affairs, Nestle India Ltd.; Pooja Bedi, Actor & Wellness Ambassador; Chef Sunit Sharma, VP, Culinary Forum of Goa & Culinary Mentor. A brief discussion was held on the topic which included Eat Right initiatives taken up by Food Business Operators and the challenges faced on the same, also the panelist provided the audience with their valuable insights and their ideologies on ‘Eating Safe and Wholesome Food’.
They spoke on the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle and making conscious changes to our dietary patterns. The FDA in coordination with the FSSAI has launched several initiatives like Eat Rights Campus for institutes, offices, hospitals, jails which aims at ensuring the food served at such places is safe wholesome and sustainable. Similarly the other initiatives are Eat Right Schools, Hygiene Rating etc.
The panel members assured their support to the FDA in making Goa an Eat Right Model State and has sought the participation and cooperation from all food business operators as well as citizens.