COVID-19 Pandemic: Influences on Food Safety and Security in Bangladesh
Dr. Rafatul Haque Rishad, Dr. Valliappan Raju, Dr. Rezian-na Muhammed Kassim and Norhaniza AL

Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia

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Purpose: The ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic has caused a new period in the efficacy of the food supply chain, while the repercussions of this brand-new age on humanity, the economy, and the food market are still under examination in Bangladesh. For example, food safety and security are crucial elements of food systems that are directly influenced. Methodology: To offer historical and contextual evidence on Bangladesh and other COVID affected countries' nutrition and food sanctuary, we evaluated current papers, published pamphlets, and relevant grey literature Findings: This evaluation summarizes food protection during upsurges and pandemics before carrying on panic buying, food scarcities, and rate spikes observed throughout the present situation. The importance of food strength and the requirement for dealing with concerns connected to food loss and food waste is highlighted in the testimonial in the direction of food safety and lasting advancement. Practical Implication: As a outcome, the Pandemic has revealed that our food systems are vulnerable. Considering that the international population and urbanization will expand in the coming decades, pandemics will likely happen more often, and climate change will intensify. As a result, there is a requirement to guarantee that our food systems are more sustainable and robust. Originality: This study highlighted the demand to create contingency plans and reduction methods that would allow more quick feedback to extreme events and transform the food field by making it more buoyant.