Page tools

News about World Food Safety Day

Samoa holds a week-long celebration of World Food Safety Day

World Food Safety Day (WFSD) activities in Samoa took place from 31 May to 7 June 2022, with the participation of over 1000 people. Activities consisted of interviews with Samoa National Codex Committee members, the screening of the interviews on television and social media, a World Food Safety Day-themed Trivia session on national television, and food-safety booths located next to the Accident Compensation Corporation Building (ACC) in Apia, Samoa.   Interviews with Tagaloa Eddie Wilson, Managing Director of Wilex, Samoa; Christina Ulberg, [...]
24 January 2023

Hygiene firm Diversey focuses on food safety in month-long World Food Safety Day celebrations

As a provider of food safety solutions, the global hygiene company, Diversey, organized month-long celebrations for World Food Safety Day 7–30 of June. Celebrations featured a food safety talk by the company’s Chief Revenue Officer, white papers and educational videos by company experts and scientists on various topics aligned with World Food Safety Day themes.  The company also leveraged its social media network in over 80 countries to educate and engage with their food industry customers and the general public. Diversey [...]
14 December 2022

Portugal’s Sumol+Campol organizes World Food Safety Day event to promote company-wide food safety awareness

Sumol+Compal, the Portuguese fruit and vegetable juice and snack company, promoted World Food Safety Day on 8 June with a webinar for all employees, which aimed to promote and consolidate the culture of quality and food safety within the organization. The webinar, which took place in collaboration with Sumol+Compal partners and official entities, addressed a number of food safety issues. The first presentation was from Filipa Melo de Vasconcelos, Sub-inspector General of the Portuguese Economic and Food Safety Authority (ASAE) and Portugal’s representative to [...]
12 December 2022

William Cole vineyard highlights good practices in Chile for World Food Safety Day

At William Cole (Tapihue) Wines’ Viña El Rosal in Chile this year, World Food Safety Day was observed in an event that included a talk and demonstrations about the culture of food safety within the company. By using microscopes and petri dishes with bacterial cultures in various stages of growth, the event holders graphically demonstrated the risks transmitted by poor hygienic practices and how to detect them. They talked about how everyone in the company has a role to play [...]
12 December 2022

Boston Sword & Tuna honours food safety staff

Boston Sword and Tuna in the United States of America celebrated World Food Safety Day at its facility. Management thanked food safety employees, who were treated to a celebratory cake, and discussed the role and importance of being food safety promoters. The company explained that it adheres to food safety and quality standards and has a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-registered facility which ensures conformance with codes of practice, industry standards, regulations and laws concerning production, processing, handling, labelling, distribution, and [...]
12 December 2022

World Food Safety Day: an opportunity for the Government of Uganda to promote safe food throughout the food chain

World Food Safety Day messages were delivered this year by ministers and experts in Uganda, who encouraged food business operators throughout the supply chain to help improve food safety within the country. The messages were delivered through TV and print media and a three-day training course was implemented “for food business operators and regulators in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries”, according to The New Vision news outlet. The activities were organized as part of the [...]
29 November 2022

Discussions, speeches and a quiz all contribute to World Food Safety Day events at Abbott Nutrition, India

At the pharmaceuticals company, Abbott Nutrition India, staff and employees celebrated World Food Safety Day this year, with a number of different activities. Over 250 team members took part in food safety discussions and listened to key messages from site leaders and messages about World Food Safety Day on the year’s theme, Safer Food, Better Health. Key staff contributors to food safety were recognized by management and a company-wide quiz saw prizes handed out to winners.  
29 November 2022

The Lao People's Democratic Republic celebrates World Food Safety Day with New Zealand-backed project

For World Food Safety Day 2022, the Mekong Institute (MI) joined stakeholders of the national food control system in the Lao People's Democratic Republic to commemorate the importance of food safety for public and economic health. In a forum aimed at strengthening multi-agency and multi-stakeholder collaboration, participants also sought to ensure enhanced awareness among consumers of the importance of safer food. MI is supporting the Lao government’s goals of advancing food safety across the country through the PROSAFE Project, a five-year initiative funded [...]
18 November 2022

The World Food Safety Day 2022 report is out!

World Food Safety Day grows each year, and this year was no exception. With over 450 events organized across at least 109 countries and exposure of the World Food Safety Day hashtag on Twitter of over 800 million, the 2022 celebrations indicate a growing awareness about World Food Safety Day across the world. These events and social media engagement amplify key messages about food safety and the importance of collective responsibility for the health and wellbeing of all, showing the [...]
26 October 2022

FAO and partners hold World Food Safety Day activities in Tajikistan

In celebration of World Food Safety Day – 7 June 2022, the FAO office in Tajikistan led a scientific conference on the theme "Safer food, better health" with the participation of the national Committee on Food Safety (CFS), Association of Veterinaries of Tajikistan (TVA), scientific institutions, World Health Organization (WHO) and other stakeholders. Issues related to food safety, prevention of zoonoses, AMR were discussed during the conference. The organizers recognize, in particular, Dr Eran for support. The conference was attended [...]
16 August 2022
« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 43