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Food insecurity among 45% of growing kids is alarming. Poultry Association

Lahore: Poultry Association (North) moaned over alarming situation of food insecurity over 45% of growing kids rendering as emerging threat to Pakistan. Poultry Association offered if they would be allowed, meat and eggs can be provided to all the kids at school level.

Addressing to a press conference at Chamber of Commerce Lahore, Chairman PPA (North Zone) Dr. Abdul Karim asked Government that PPA can play its vital role in eliminating food insecurity among growing kids ages from 5 to 15. He also gravened that only in Punjab one crore and 10 lacs kids are school going and 50% of them are below their normal height. It means country fail to address their nutria and dietary needs resulting low growth velocity which is quite alarming as per Food Specialist.

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