The Nigeria Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) on Thursday said it would drive the culture of food safety management in manufacturing industries.
This is contained in a statement by the Communications Officer of NIFST, Ms Adaora Anozie and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
According to the statement, NIFST is organising a one-day training tagged, “Driving a culture of Food Safety Management System in Manufacturing Industries through GMP and HACCP fundamentals’’.
NAN reports that GMP means Good Manufacturing Practice and HACCP means Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point.
The statement said the training would address innovative ways of ensuring cost effective means of being ahead of competition.
It said that the institution would also ensure consumer satisfaction by building their confidence in product brands so as to sustain businesses and ensure their growth.
The statement said the training would take place at the council’s chamber of NIFST secretariat, FIIRO compound, Oshodi, Lagos.
It urged interested participants to register for any of the two sessions that would take place on April 23 and April 30.
NAN reports that NIFST is a professional body that is actively involved in developing and building self-reliant professionals in the food industry business. (NAN)