Food-Borne Illness Prevention is the blog site of Food-Borne Illness Prevention Initiative a government registered NGO, operating from Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, that is committed to reducing the public health burden of food-borne illness in the society by means of public education, social research, advocacy and service.
This blog aims to be an interactive informal platform for sharing and learning about food-borne illness, instances of food-borne illness incidents, ways it can be prevented and the public health burden it places on Nigeria as a country.
Food-Borne Illness Prevention Initiative itself was started by Theo Akanji in 2010. A food safety expert with over a decade and half experience, Theo holds an MSc with Distinction in HACCP from the University of Salford, England.
Theo currently resides in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
*HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) is a globally recognized food safety management system which identifies, evaluates and controls hazards which are significant for food safety.