Over 1,500 people participated in the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Safe Food Walkathon that was organised in the City on Sunday. The walkathon is part of a series of campaigns being launched towards sensitising target sectors like street food vendors about safe food.
The event was organised in association with Cargill India and other stakeholders, including National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) and Voluntary Organisation in Interest of Consumer Education (VOICE).
Painting, poster-making competition, thematic performance, nukkad natak, presentations by street food vendors, NCC cadets and school bands, mass dissemination of food safety practices through outdoor hoardings, digital and social media were some of the highlights of the event. Training materials on food safety were also disseminated to schools and colleges prior to the event.