DIRECTOR GENERAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, DRUG ADDICTION AND CONSUMPTION VISITED THE DEEP-FROZEN FOOD FACTORY IN SESEÑA (TOLEDO), FRIO SESEÑA
María Dolores Rubio indicates the necessary self control of food companies, good hygiene habits and the monitoring of cold chain.
The Director General of Public Health, Drug Addiction and Consumption of Castilla La Mancha, Mª Dolores Rubio, has emphasized the excellent cooperation of the food industry for the adoption of health habits among the population.
Rubio visited the deep-frozen food company, Frio Seseña, located in Seseña (Toledo) specialized in the manufacturing of frozen churros and sweets. The responsible for Public Health has insisted on the necessity that companies self monitor the food security, develop good hygiene habits and monitor the cold chain, tasks that are supervised by the Official Public Health Services.
By the end of the visit, the director general of Public Health has insisted on the necessity that all food companies cooperate with the strategy of prevention of cardiovascular diseases of Castilla La Mancha government and just like this industry is already doing in Seseña, they decrease the salt and saturated fat amount in the pre-cooked products.
The Director General of Public Health has emphasized the excellent level of quality of food companies in Castilla La Mancha and she has praised the wonderful facilities of the company, Frio Seseña, with the most advanced technology in the cold chain to offer a safe and high quality product to the consumers. Frio Seseña exports its products all over the world, specifically to Europe, Mexico and USA.
Rubio, accompanied by the mayor of Seseña Carlos Velázquez, has referred to the protocol that the Health and Social Affairs Office is promoting among the food companies, whose goal is the reduction of salt and saturated fat to healthy levels in the food products to protect the organism from diseases that it entails.
Cardiovascular diseases are the responsible for the first cause of death in our region and because of it the General Direction of Public Health, Drug Addiction and Consumption has as an essential objective that the people in Castilla La Mancha reduce the intake of salt and the percentage of fat.
Source: www.castillalamancha.es - 12/4/2013 Health and Social Affairs Office