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World Food Safety Day/ Government initiative in Peru names youth leaders for food safety

Lima, 12 June 2024 Within the framework of World Food Safety Day, the Ministry of Production (Produce), through the National Fisheries Health Organization (SANIPES), appointed the first five school leaders of food safety in the Institución Educativa Mercedes Cabello Carbonara, located in the Rímac district. The young leaders, who will be representatives of their respective secondary school grades - from the first to the fifth - will act as spokespersons to raise awareness about foodborne diseases. Likewise, they will have the great [...]
14 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ India Webinar and Exhibition

The Post-Harvest Technology section of the Fisheries, Resources, Harvest and Post-Harvest Division (FRHPHM) at the Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Institute of Fisheries Education (ICAR-CIFE), Mumbai organized a World Food Safety Day event on 7 June. The National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) sponsored the programme. The events included a hybrid mode National Webinar on “Pertinent Issues in Food Safety and Hygiene” conducted by Dr Indrani Karunasagar, Director of Projects and Department of Science and Technology-Technology Enabling Centre (DST-TEC), Nitte University, [...]
13 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Celebrations in Chad

In Chad, World Food Safety Day was marked by a press conference organized by the Cabinet d’Expertise Six Sigma, a company specializing in a quality control approach covering the entire agrifood value chain. On this occasion, some local press outlets were invited, including FM Liberté, Radio Arc-en-ciel, Alwinda infos and Tchad 24. The message for the commemoration of this edition focused mainly on unforeseen situations in the face of incidents related to food safety. Indeed, after presenting the status reports on [...]
13 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ ACT Project Activities in Pakistan

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Pakistan along with local and international partners organized a national dialogue on food safety on 7 June 2024 in Islamabad. Their Excellencies the Ambassadors to Pakistan of Denmark and Malaysia graced the occasion, as well as representatives of the Federal and Provincial Food Safety Authorities, relevant Federal Ministries, Animal Husbandry Commissioner and Chief Veterinary Officer of Pakistan, civil society, media, the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Islamabad [...]
13 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ FAO and WHO working to ensure everyone has access to safe and healthy food in the Near East region

Cairo/ June 10, 2024 The Regional Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Near East and North Africa (FAO RNE) in partnership with the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO EMRO) jointly organized an awareness campaign event on the occasion of World Food Safety Day, held under the theme “food safety: prepare for the unexpected”. This year’s World Food Safety Day theme offered an opportunity to acknowledge that even when the unexpected [...]
13 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Mexico marketing company raises profile of food safety

In Mexico City the MacMa marketing company held a “Quality and Safety Fair” on 7 June to commemorate World Food Safety Day. Through various recreational activities, staff food safety knowledge was reinforced, to ensure the wellbeing of clients and consumers. Read more World Food Safety Day events this year
13 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Safe fish for healthy life

On 7 June 2024, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT), Cochin, hosted a webinar on "Emergency Preparedness for Unexpected Food Safety Challenges," in observance of World Food Safety Day. The event was conducted online with four expert talks and interactive discussions. The first session was presented by Prof. Dr Iddya Karunasagar, an international consultant in food safety and advisor at Nitte University. He delivered a presentation on "Emerging Food Safety Issues in the Seafood Sector and [...]
12 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Mexico food company celebrates a day of fun and learning

Kay foods in Mexico ran a number of events for staff for World Food Safety Day in order to strengthen knowledge about food safety among staff. The day’s events involved a conference under the theme “Towards the consolidation of a culture of food safety in Kay foods,” where Dr Juan Antonio Cortes Ruiz, National Technological Research Professor of Mexico, Technological Institute of Mazatlán led proceedings. Staff then participated in a wide range of food safety-based games that helped improve knowledge in a [...]
12 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Nigerian Institute takes food safety to the street markets and media

The Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST), Lagos Chapter, commemorated the 2024 World Food Safety Day with a plethora of advocacy events. The Lagos Chapter of the Institute held week-long events, which commenced with members representing the institute in various media outlets, including TV, radio and podcasts, on food safety advocacy on this year's theme: "Preparing for the unexpected". In collaboration with government agencies, including the Lagos State Ministry of Health, the Safety Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency [...]
12 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Eritrea debates ways to improve national food control systems

Eritrea has celebrated World Food Safety Day for the second consecutive year, this year. The Eritrean Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) organized a commemorative observance with the participation of representatives from ministries, regional administrations, national associations, higher educational institutions, the country offices of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), stakeholders of development programmes, agriculture experts and food processors. The ceremony took place on 7 June at the National Confederation of Eritrean Workers’ [...]
12 June 2024
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