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3 DAYS TRAINING CONCLUDED AT UVAS

The Department of Dairy Technology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore in collaboration with Livestock and Dairy Development Department Punjab (L&DD) organised a three days hands-on learning on ‘Traceability of milk & value added Dairy Products Through the Dairy Value Chain’ and five days training program on “Food Safety and Halal Management System” under the project ‘Capacity Building of Dairy Farmers & Industry Stakeholders on Milk Value Chain’ here at City Campus. Speaking on the occasion, Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad said that UVAS has always been well connected with dairy and food industries. He said UVAS Dairy Technology Department team imparting latest knowledge and skills for the capacity building of the dairy professionals. Ms Saba Adil said such trainings are the best source of knowledge sharing and experience with each-others. Various aspects were discussed during the trainings regarding emergence of food traceability, challenges in food traceability, traceability in dairy industry, market based sentiments, consumer perspective, regulation of dairy products, food fraud, food safety management, leadership commitment, effective operation, process approaches and risk based thinking etc. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Nasim Ahmad chaired the concluding ceremony while Additional Director General Punjab Food Authority Ms Saba Adil, Dean Faculty of Animal Production & Technology Prof Dr Anjum Khalique, Project Director Dr Muhammad Junaid and 35 participants/professionals of trainings from public and private sector and dairy industries were present.