The students of class IX-C are rendering help in spreading awareness about food adulteration as a part of their NSS activity. The technical definition of food adulteration according to the Food and Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is, ‘The addition or subtraction of any substance to or from food, so that the natural composition and quality of food substance is affected.’ Food adulteration can be intentional when done to add volume, texture, taste or stability to the items or it can be due to carelessness or poor maintenance of the facility/logistics on part of the food manufacturer/ distributor. The bottom line is that it can cause serious long term damage to our health. The agenda of the activity is to spread awareness about food adulteration through the medium of various activities like class discussions, surveys, conducting competitions on the topic in the school etc. The program is made to educate the people about the hazards of food adulteration. The program also aims towards developing responsibility and civic sense in the students.
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