Jakarta Agency of Drug and Food Control held dangerous food socialization to hundreds of Central Jakarta PKK cadres at SMKN 27, Pasar Baru.
" We hope citizen can protect themselves from dangerous food products around them"
Jakarta BPOM Head, Dewi Prawitasari said this socialization is a part of community empowerment. Hopefully, citizen could choose good quality medicine and food without containing dangerous substances.
"We give information how to make sure the food safe in plain view," she said, Tuesday (4/11).
According to her, information which accepted in the socialization could be spread in their neighborhood. Besides food selection, processing and packaging are also very important to be known for public health.
"We hope citizen can protect themselves from dangerous food products around them," she added.
Nuriyana (46), Mangga Dua Selatan Urban Village PKK cadre admitted, food information which free from dangerous substances is really needed by citizen. Because many food products such as tofu and snacks are routinely consumed by family.
"At least with explanation that we get, we can be more selective in choosing foo d products," she closed.