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Sichuan Agricultural University students share news of food safety in a variety of ways

To celebrate World Food Safety Day (WFSD) in 2020, the Sichuan Agricultural University made a video combining their education and research on food safety with the WFSD theme, introducing the importance of basic education on food safety. The knowledge would be leveraged to promote greater awareness of food safety among more people. The university students also published a video on WeChat to reach an even wider audience, and help spread the news about WSFD and raise public awareness of food safety. [...]
20 July 2020

Peruvian organizations team up to promote food safety in support of hospitality and restaurant sector

In observance of World Food Safety Day, the Sociedad de Inteligencia Competitiva and Le Cordon Bleu University, both based in Peru, carried out awareness-raising activities in June 2020 to promote food safety, and enhance human development as well as the competitiveness of the country. The activities culminated on 24 June (Farmers’ Day) with a virtual forum called "Food Safety, Everyone’s Business", like the 2020 global campaign theme, for which more than 750 people registered including private sector representatives, researchers, government [...]
07 July 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

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

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

Ensuring food safety during the COVID-19 pandemic - a Codex observer view

Science and Codex guidelines help food businesses By Leon Gorris, Secretary of the International Commission on Microbiological Specification for Foods (ICMSF) Ensuring food safety is a public health priority and an essential step to achieving food security. While we are celebrating World Food Safety Day on 7 June 2020, we remind ourselves that food safety is everyone’s business. We all play a role, e.g. food growers, processors, distributors, retailers and consumers. Around the globe about 7 Million people have been infected by the coronavirus disease: [...]
17 June 2020

Food safety hashtag shines on Twitter in a chat led by the UN Food Systems Summit

On 9 June 2020, there was a flurry of activity around #WFSDchat, the hashtag chosen to abbreviate World Food Safety Day for the online conversation organized by @FoodSystems,  About 185 users engaged in the chat, which consisted of 520 tweets with the hashtag, potentially reaching more than 4 million users. The chat centred on six questions that covered topics such as how current global challenges like climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting safety and what consumers can do to [...]
17 June 2020

ILRI teams up for food safety

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) celebrated the World Food Safety day under the theme Safe food in informal markets:  healthier people, wealthier lives, in recognition of the dual role of informal food markets in nourishing people and providing incomes.  Food safety is key part of ILRI research portofolio based on risk analysis.  Aligned with the FAO/WHO call for action to “team up for safety”, ILRI included in their campaign some messages from partners who support their research efforts towards [...]
15 June 2020

World Food Programme discusses food safety in humanitarian activities

To mark the second World Food Safety Day, World Food Programme (WFP) employees gathered on 4 June 2020 for an online discussion about “Ensuring food safety across the humanitarian pipeline”. Led by a panel of industry experts, the event tracked food safety activities and achievements, answering questions pertinent to WFP’s work, such as: Why is food safety important for one and all? What is the relevance of food safety in the context of humanitarian food aid? Why do we need standards? How are we supporting [...]
12 June 2020

Members’ webinar to launch STDF’s 2019 Annual Report highlights World Food Safety Day

On 11 June, the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) members held an online session to launch STDF’s 2019 Annual Report, in the context of World Food Safety Day 2020. The webinar presented the new Report, “Facing the future: shaping safe trade outcomes” to Working Group members who tuned in from STDF’s trade, health, agriculture and development expert network. Julie Emond from Canada, Working Group Chair, opened the webinar, which was led and moderated by Marlynne Hopper, Deputy Head of the [...]
12 June 2020
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