Page tools
codexalimentarius > Новости и события

Food Tank in the United States of America hosts an international discussion about One Health

Food Tank, a U.S.-based food advocacy organization, hosted a panel discussion on June 7 to talk about "One Health: Food Safety for All" in the occasion of the World Food Safety Day. The panel included key international experts from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as from academia and the public sector. The discussion focused on the One Health approach to food safety which recognizes the connection between the [...]
14 June 2021

In Brazil, a school-restaurant organizes a week-long food safety campaign

In commemoration of the World Food Safety Day, SENAC Downtown school-restaurant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, conducted a week-long food safety campaign (June 7-11) to increase awareness about the importance of handling food correctly and safely among the school students. The objective of this campaign was to strength students’ commitment to high quality services to their future customers. During the campaign, students received training in food safety measures applied in the kitchen reinforcing the importance of food handling which included [...]
11 June 2021

Codex Near East region discusses World Food Safety Day activities

The Codex Committee for the Near East (CCNE) convened a meeting on 7 June to discuss World Food Safety Day, its importance and events being organized in Member Countries. The meeting was an initiative of CCNE coordinator, Saudi Arabia, who provided a presentation about food safety and World Food Safety Day. The session involved discussions about the importance of the role of food safety organizations around the world to keep food safe for a healthier future for all. Members shared their [...]
11 June 2021

World Food Safety Day celebrated at Nitte University, India, with an oration by Prof Alan Reilly

As a multidisciplinary University offering a Masters’ Programme in Food Safety and Biotechnology, Nitte University in Mangalore considered it very important to highlight the importance of food safety by celebrating World Food Safety Day on 7 June 2021. The highlight of the celebration was an oration by Professor Alan Reilly, former CEO of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. Professor Reilly spoke on “Strengthening National Food Safety Systems – Challenges in the era of Covid-19”. He outlined the theme of 2021 [...]
11 June 2021

Codex in Honduras runs World Food Safety Day competition

This year for World Food Safety Day, the Codex Alimentarius office in Honduras organized a competition asking companies across the country to share the ways in which they were raising awareness about food safety among their employees. The announcement of the competition winners took place virtually on 8 June. Companies chose a variety of different ways to relay the food safety message to their staff, from games, to competitions and video creation, they each commemorated this day in a “very special [...]
11 June 2021

Training in Benin focusses on Codex procedures and systems

From 1 to 2 June 2021, a Technical Capacity Building Workshop for members of the National Codex Alimentarius Committee was held in Bohicon (BENIN). The aim was to train stakeholders on the procedures of the Codex Alimentarius, the online commenting system, participation in electronic working groups. An FAO expert (Luc Ingenbleek) from Italy and a WHO expert (Lusubilo Mwamakamba) from Burkina Faso, who joined online, in collaboration with local experts facilitated the workshop. Participants came from the technical directorates of [...]
11 June 2021

Botswana Ministers show support for World Food Safety Day across media

On World Food Safety Day, the Minister of Health and Wellness of Botswana, Dr Edwin G Dikoloti, was joined by several ministerial dignitaries and representatives from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in a public event where he delivered a keynote address on the importance of food safety for Botswana. Minister of Health and Wellness of Botswana, Dr Edwin G Dikoloti Dr Puna Gasennelwe, a Public Health Specialist hosted the event on [...]
11 June 2021

Spain’s Veraliment pushes for a full 360° approach to the Culture of Safety

Food safety advocates and professional training organization, Veraliment, held its third consecutive annual World Food Safety Day event on 7 June this year. In a live webinar, "Culture of Safety 360°," the focus was on “all those actors that are necessary to implement a correct Culture of Safety.” Participants included Gemma Trigueros, food expert at consumer rights organization, OCU, Maria Claudia Degrossi, member of the Testing Laboratory Accreditation Committee, and Andrés García, CEO of Veraliment. The round table discussion was moderated by Fernando [...]
11 June 2021

Public exhibition in Senegal’s capital marks World Food Safety Day

On World Food Safety Day, Senegal’s Minister for Health and Social Action presided over a food safety exposition in the country’s capital, Dakar, on 7 June, and gave a speech about the need to promote food safety “for our health and for our economy.” Events were organized in Dakar and Kaolack to raise awareness among stakeholders on the importance of food safety and the implementation of strategies that ensure safer food, to avoid foodborne illness. Panel discussions were also convened. The [...]
11 June 2021

Danone in China celebrates World Food Safety Day

To mark World Food Safety Day this 7 June, Danone in China convened a knowledge sharing event that was also available online. The company acknowledging the important role World Food Safety Day plays in strengthening food safety awareness and education. Their event attracted around 100 participants.
11 June 2021