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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

World Food Safety Day/ Codex Cuba convenes multisectoral workshops

A workshop on the evaluation of food safety and quality, was held in Cuba 20–24 May at the Central Agricultural Health Laboratory Unit, Ministry of Agriculture, Havana, Cuba. Experts and specialists from all the provinces of the country attended, as well as officials from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Codex Cuba Secretary. The event was also attended virtually by experts and directors of the Pan American Center for Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Veterinary Public Health (PANAFTOSA), Dr C. Susana [...]
12 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Africa region event

A webinar will be held to commemorate World Food Safety Day in Africa under the theme: "Preparing for Food Safety Emergencies in the African Region". The event is convened through collaboration by the Regional Offices for FAO and WHO, the World Food Programme, the African Union - InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources and the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Africa. The main objective of the regional webinar is to create awareness amongst stakeholders in the region in order to generate discussions and ideas [...]
12 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Youth And Food Safety competition in Romania

The Faculty of Industrial Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, University POLITEHNICA Timisoara, Romania joined the WHO and FAO campaign on World Food Safety Day by organizing the “Youth and Food Safety Competition”. Five themes on food chain components that greatly impact food safety were proposed to middle school, high school and college students for a poster presentation. All the participants sent via e-mail a poster related to a selected theme and a video containing the presentation of the poster. The project [...]
11 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ The Asia-Pacific Edition

The Food and Agriculture Organization Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (FAO RAP), together with the World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia (WHO SEARO) and Regional Office for the Western Pacific (WHO WPRO), has organized a webinar titled " Food safety incident management – Experiences from the Asia-Pacific region” to celebrate the World Food Safety Day. Join us on this special occasion to learn how national authorities: Respond to food safety emergencies; Disseminate key messages to safeguard public health and [...]
11 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Australia Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry symposium

The Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry is organizing for World Food Safety Day a half-day hybrid event to be held in the nation’s capital, Canberra, and online on Tuesday 11 June 2024. The Department is the lead agency in Australia for Codex Alimentarius and sees World Food Safety Day as an opportunity to promote international food safety standard-setting among partner Codex agencies, industry and consumer organizations and food and beverage businesses. This year’s World Food Safety Day theme, [...]
11 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Call for national resilience in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Food Safety Foundation (BFSF) along with six more organizations convened a seminar on 8 June 2024, at the AKM Giasuddin Milky Auditorium in Dhaka, Bangladesh with Professor Dr Ali Akbar, former Vice-Chancellor, Bangladesh Agricultural University. The seminar focused on “Ensuring Food Safety in a Nation of Resilience: Unexpected Events, Role of Public Agencies and Private Sector for Uninterrupted Supply Chain.”  Keynote speaker Dr Md. Kamrul Islam, Professor, Department of Horticulture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh reiterated that food safety is [...]
10 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Contamination with “foreign materials” the focus of events for Brazilian company

On 7 June 2024, the company Via Rovigo Distribution, located in the city of Sertãozinho, state of São Paulo, celebrated World Day of Food Safety. Activities included lectures on Foreign Materials, an information mural and a special gift. The celebration ended with snacks, as every party should. The actions were carried out under the slogan of the World Food Safety Day Campaign: "The Food Safety is Everyone’s Business." The company has 160 employees, and 100% of them participated in the day’s activities, [...]
10 June 2024

CCNE celebrates World Food Safety Day 2024

On 7 June 2024, the Coordinating Committee for the Near East (CCNE) regional coordinator, Members, and Codex Secretariat met virtually to celebrate World Food Safety Day under the theme "Prepare for the Unexpected". The meeting began with a general discussion on food safety events, during which the coordinator emphasized that food safety is a collective responsibility. Attendees shared their views and discussed questions related to various food safety incidents, including food poisoning, natural disasters, and product recalls. Dr Sarah Cahill from [...]
10 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ India hospital conducts five keys training

As part of its World Food Safety Day Celebrations, the Ramdevrao Hospital in Kukatpally, Hyderabad, India, trained patients, families and staff on healthy eating habits. In addition to ensuring each patient received the safe, nutritious diet that is appropriate for their recovery plan, dieticians in the hospital ensured they additionally spoke with each patient about how to ensure safe food habits at home. Based on the five keys to safe food and using the World Food Safety Day information assets provided, hospital [...]
10 June 2024