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Vanuatu radio station gives air time to World Food Safety Day

The national radio station Buzz FM 96.3 in Vanuatu broadcast an interview with Hilde Kruse, Senior Food Standards Officer at the Codex Secretariat, on 15 June 2020 to share news of World Food Safety Day. In the interview, Kruse explained that foodborne illnesses are preventable if everyone uses hygienic practices and follows food safety measures. “We need to ensure that all players are aware of their responsibility and have the tools they need to do their part,” she said, calling on [...]
19 June 2020

Mexico promotes food safety awareness and actions across sectors

For the second consecutive year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Mexico actively participated in the celebration of World Food Safety Day in 2020, with the aim of creating awareness among authorities, the private sector, civil society and the general public about the need to strengthen actions to prevent, manage and detect the risks of food contamination during the production process as well as consumption. To maintain food safety, the National Service of Health, Safety and Agro-Food Quality (Senasica) [...]
19 June 2020

Health and Agriculture team up to celebrate WFSD in Lebanon

FAO, WHO and Ministry of Agriculture took the WFSD opportunity to express together appreciation to everyone who contributes to ensuring the safety of food, especially in light of the challenges the world is facing because of globalization and open markets, in addition to the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic. They celebrated the WFSD by undertaking a media campaign through the development of a brief on WFSD, a joint press release, an infographic with the five messages of the campaign and twitter [...]
19 June 2020

Scientists explain why food safety is their business

The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meetings on Microbiological Risk Assessment (JEMRA) observed World Food Safety Day in a plenary session on 12 June 2020 by watching a short video that they were part of producing. Several scientists, participating in the meeting on Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) currently underway until 26 June, appeared in the video, explaining why we need scientists working on food safety and where in the food supply chain they intervene. Members of the FAO and WHO JEMRA Secretariats provided background on what [...]
19 June 2020

Colombia spreads the World Food Safety Day word on the web

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection joined forces with the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism to celebrate World Food Safety Day in Colombia. In the week of 1-5 June 2020, a webinar series was developed within the framework of the Codex Alimentarius to focus attention on key public health issues that affect the population under the slogan "Food Safety, everyone's business." The webinars addressed topics related to good agricultural practices and their contribution to food safety and quality. They [...]
19 June 2020

Twitter chat delivers food safety tips for consumers to use during the pandemic

How has COVID-19 affected food safety? What food safety measures should be taken when ordering take out or delivery?  These were some of the questions that were addressed during a Twitter chat organized by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) with the participation of the Codex Secretariat on Thursday 11 June.   More than 50 participants attended the online conversation and shared their views on food safety and COVID-19 with over 2 million users, informing them of the good food safety practices that [...]
19 June 2020

WHO Regional Director urges action for safer food from farm to plate, for everyone in Africa

“On June 7 we celebrate World Food Safety Day, because every person has a right to safe food for a nutritious and healthy diet. However, each year, 91 million people in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from acute food-borne illness and 137,000 sadly lose their lives.” These were the opening words of the video message WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, recorded for World Food Safety Day. Watch the video.  
19 June 2020

Ensuring Food Safety in the Philippine Coconut Industry

By Luz Brenda P. Balibrea Coconut oil, desiccated coconut, coconut water, coconut milk, coconut sap sugar and refined glycerin are among the coconut food products that are continuously making a big wave in the international market. As demand for natural food products is expanding, ensuring food safety is very important. Thus, the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), being the primary agency mandated to promote the integrated development and growth of the coconut and other palm oil industry in the Philippines in all [...]
18 June 2020

Food Systems transformation is everyone’s business

Ruth Richardson, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Francesco Branca, WHO Director of the Department of Nutrition and Food Safety take the opportunity of the World Food Safety Day to explain the urgent need for a radical change in our current food systems and the challenges to ensure a safe, resilient, sustainable and equitable future of food. They underline the need to take an integrated and inclusive approach to food, food safety, environment, trade, [...]
18 June 2020

Безопасность пищевых продуктов всегда является приоритетом для Армении!

ФАО Армения тесно сотрудничает с Инспекционным органом по безопасности пищевых продуктов при Правительстве Республики Армения, который проводит оценку соответствия пищевых продуктов действующим стандартам безопасности, регулирует управление ветеринарными и фитосанитарными службами, а также обеспечивает контроль и налагает санкции, действуя от имени Республики Армения. Чтобы отпраздновать Всемирный день безопасности пищевых продуктов (WFSD), руководитель Инспекционного органа г-н Георгий Аветисян выступил с видео-речью, поздравив всех с этим событием и подчеркнув важность безопасности пищевых продуктов и сотрудничества с ФАО, как основного партнера. Информационные материалы о WFSD будут [...]
18 June 2020