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Join the 2021 #WorldFoodSafetyDay Twitter chat


The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and @UNstatistics will host a Twitter chat in observance of World Food Safety Day. Anyone with a Twitter account can join the conversation, which will be led by @UNstatistics around the hashtags #WorldFoodSafetyDay and #WFSDchat21.

The online chat will stress the importance of involving everyone in the supply chain, from farm to fork, to keep food safe. Questions pertinent to current global issues will be raised, allowing Twitter users to share their views and experiences to ensure food is safe amid new challenges. The discussion will also delve into the importance of food safety in promoting food and nutrition security.

Save the date: 1 June 2021

Time: 15:00 CET


Q1: Why is food safety everyone’s business?

Q2: Today’s global challenges are transforming the way we produce, market, consume and think about food. What are the top food safety priorities for the future?

Q3: How is technology influencing eating habits?

Q4: How can consumers make sure that food is safe?

Q5: Why is food safety important to achieve food and nutrition security?

Q6: What health risks does food fraud involve?

Q7: Tell us how you are celebrating #WorldFoodSafetyDay.


Use the hashtag #WFSDchat21 in your answers.