FDA Sensitises Flood Victims On Safe Food Handling

An FDA official sensitising the residents


The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has held a day’s engagement with flood victims at their shelters in the Greater Accra and Volta regions, to sensitise them on safe food handling.

The event saw officers of the Authority taking residents through proper food handling and storage.

The FDA said the recent spillage of the Akosombo Dam has affected several Ghanaian communities in the Volta and Greater Accra regions.

It indicated that the floods can have a significant impact on people’s lives, including their food choices and food handling practices.

“The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is deeply concerned about the flood victims and is providing education on safe food handling,” it said.

It thus noted that the event was to help create awareness of the increased food safety risks during floods and encourage safe food handling to prevent food borne illnesses.