The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has begun an extensive door-to-door education campaign in order to decrease the overuse and poor storage of cooking oils. Raja Jahangir Anwar, Director General (DG) of PFA, officially launched the GORA(Guidance on Responsible Oil Application) program on Wednesday.
PFA has sent out two groups, each containing 20 experienced dietitians, to get in touch with as many houses as possible. Within a single day, those groups have already visited 186 homes, and over the period of 25 days, they expect to visit 4,430 homes that include Government Officers Residences (GORs).
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The key objective of the project is to educate people about the harmful health effects of using low-quality, reused cooking oil. DG Anwar highlighted the value of this educational campaign in regard to Pakistan’s massive cooking oil consumption, which currently exceeds 24 kilograms every year, considerably more than the worldwide standard of 3-5 kilograms.
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The note of the commercial operations highlights how important it can be to utilize ghee and cooking oil in appropriate ratios in order to keep up a healthier lifestyle. The PFA is encourages better eating habits and improves public health by promoting right cooking practices and spreading knowledge across people.