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Joint Asia-Pacific webinar held to celebrate World Food Safety Day


A webinar for the Asia-Pacific region held on 3 June 2020, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) attracted nearly 1000 participants and included speakers and panelists from government, private sector, academia and consumer groups.

Food safety has come into the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic and the webinar heard how heightened awareness about the need for personal hygiene, such as frequent hand washing to avoid transmitting the virus and similar good hygiene practices are always needed in the preparation and handling of food.


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Watch the complete webinar on YouTube