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Delduar Upazila Parishad and UBINIG have been working together in collaboration with other stake holders for implementation of “Delduar Safe Food Upazila”. Awareness creation for street food vendors is one of the activities of this initiative. Accordingly, “Street Food Safety...

The Food Safety Programme wants to “establish a food safety culture” in the community. With this objective in mind, the Bangladesh Food Safety Network (BFSN), consisting of five national NGOs, have been supported by FAO to create food safety awareness,...

The FAO Food Safety Programme is supporting a pioneering street food initiative in the southern city of Khulna in partnership with the Khulna City Corporation (KCC) since 2012. Khulna is the third-largest city in Bangladesh with a population of 1.5...

Bangladesh is in the process of revitalizing and overhauling its food control including food inspection and certification system, through implementation of risk-based approaches. This includes clarification of the roles and responsibilities of different agencies, including those in the private sector,...

In Bangladesh, street food is a major source of nourishment for most workers in urban areas. However, microbial risks associated with street food are high largely due to poor hygiene practices and non-potable water. As street food vendors play an...

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