Ensuring a safe food supply is critical for consumers, farmers, and food businesses and it must start with education and training on the activities covering Farm to Fork.
Farmers and consumers alike have a shared interest in sustainable production and eating safe food.
Keeping food, free of chemical, physical, and microbial contaminants during planting season all the way through harvest is a top priority for all the countries to reduce potential safety risks. Each year millions of people are medically treated for foodborne illnesses as a result of poor food safety practices.
Biggest challenge in the implementation of good agricultural practices & food safety program in rural/semi urban areas is lack of awareness and understanding of the requirements and non-availability of consultants.
Krishi GAP objective is, to digitally reach all the important crop production and food processing centers and to create large pool of skilled persons ( Food Safety bearers) who will become enablers in promoting food safety across food supply chain and to create impact on: