COHEART organized a brain storming workshop on 24/03/2015 on “How Wayanad can emerge as a safe food destination”. The participants belonged to panchayat office, health service department and from veterinary sectors of Wayanad district. Dr. P. Kuttinarayanan, Professor and Head of Department of Livestock Products Technology, Dr. B. Sunil, Professor and Head of Department of Veterinary Public Health, CV&AS, Pookode were the moderators.
During the workshop, Dr. Prejit, Officer-In-Charge, COHEART and Mr. P.J Varghese, Food Safety Offic er, Kalpetta enlightened on steps to be taken for achieving a safe food destination brand for Wayanad. As an initiative, the workshop recommended education and training of hygiene for workers of hotels and restaurants of the district, developing an education video on safe food involving hotels located in Wayanad for the shoot, conducting awareness classes of food safety for managers of food service establishments etc. COHEART ensured that all the recommendation put forth shall be fecilitated by the centre and lay down the stepping stone for Wayanad to be a safe food destination.