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Dubai: Dubai Municipality is on Saturday organising a public ‘Walk for Food Safety’ at Zabeel Park (Gate 3) from 2.30pm to 5.30pm.

Participants only have to pay the park entrance fee.

The community event is also aimed to promote the ‘I Pledge to Food Safety’ drive targeting 1 million pledges from people representing various industries, communities and residents from all walks of life. The walk is organised by the Food Safety Department of Dubai Municipality to emphasise that preventing food borne illnesses is a shared responsibility of the government, the private sector and the public.

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Various fitness activities will be presented during the event to engage the community and highlight how food safety plays an key role in overall health and wellness.

The five pillars of the pledge will be underlined during the programme, namely: Clean it (washing and disinfection), Set them apart (preventing cross contamination during shopping, storage and preparation), Heat it up (Proper cooking of food), Keep it Cool (keeping food chilled within 2 hours) and Eggxactly (proper preparation, handling and consumption of eggs).