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WHO Health Talk: Enabling Safer Food in Traditional Markets

Traditional food markets are unique environments where millions of people access nutritious foods every day across the globe. These markets account for the largest distribution share of fresh foods in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), foods that are essential for improved nutrition outcomes in the communities they serve. At the same time, the health burden of unsafe food is unequally distributed among countries, with the greatest impacts in LMICs. Deeper understanding of traditional markets is essential for risk management of [...]
08 June 2022

WHO and FAO celebrate the fourth annual World Food Safety Day on Zoom

Thanking participants for their commitment to safer food and better health, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus opened the 7 June webinar by sharing the news that countries approved the updated WHO Global Strategy for Food Safety. In late May 2022, the World Health Assembly committed “for the first time to concrete targets for reducing foodborne diarrhoea, strengthening surveillance, and improving coordination,” he announced. Also relaying World Food Safety Day greetings via video message at the opening of the online event [...]
07 June 2022

Great efforts are needed to guarantee the safety of the food on our table

On Tuesday, 1 June a multiagency-webinar took place for World Food Safety Day in the Latin America and Caribbean region. The trilingual event explored ways of ensuring “safer food, better health” for all, and looked at some of the food safety challenges across theregion. The webinar was organized and hosted by the International Regional Organization for Agricultural Health (OIRSA) and co-organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Inter-American Institute [...]
07 June 2022

World Food safety Day / Codex Chairperson calls for the transformation of food systems

“Our mission in Codex is to be where the world comes together to create food safety and quality standards that protect everyone everywhere.  Food safety is at the core of our work,” said Codex Chairperson Steve Wearne as celebrations got underway across the globe for World Food Safety Day 2022. One in ten people worldwide fall ill from contaminated food each year and the magnitude of the global public health burden of foodborne disease is comparable to that of malaria, or [...]
07 June 2022

Save the Children in Lebanon to livestream on Facebook for World Food Safety Day

Save the Children in Lebanon is inviting people to attend a Facebook live event for World Food Safety Day. The event will involve the organization’s food security and livelihood coordinator, Yara Sleiman, who will discuss food storage and food safety tips for families with children and pregnant and lactating mothers. Date & time: 7 June 13:00 (12:00 CEST) Join the event
07 June 2022

Cycle of World Food Safety Day conferences planned for Panama master’s course

Staff and students of the master’s course in chemical sciences at the Universidad Autónoma de Chiriquí in Panama have organized a ‘cycle of conferences’ for World Food Safety Day under the theme of “safer food, better health”. The aim is “to address issues of food safety and sovereignty, food safety and the SDGs, food safety and health research and industrial innovation and agribusiness”. The event will emphasize work done on food safety in the chemistry department of the Faculty of Natural [...]
07 June 2022

March for food safety to take place in Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

A march has been organized for World Food Safety Day at the Universidad Deltaica Territorial "Francisco Tamayo" in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The march will follow a pre-determined course around local streets, during which food safety awareness posters will be distributed. There will also be a ‘radio space’, provided by the Okey 104.9 FM station in the town of Tucupita, in order to generate awareness about issues related to food safety and invite the Delta Amacuro community to make efforts to [...]
07 June 2022

Guatemala to hold online conference for World Food Safety Day

The Government of Guatemala has organized an online conference to discuss “safer food, better health” on 7 June, World Food Safety Day. The event is co-organized by the International Regional Organization for Agricultural Health (OIRSA), the National Codex Committee in Guatemala and the Government of Guatemala’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food, with the support of Gremial de Alimentos y Bebidas de Guatemala (GREMAB – theFood and Beverage Guild of Guatemala), the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala and the Ministry of [...]
07 June 2022

College “street act” to inspire food safety on World Food Safety Day

The Department of Food Technology of the Indira Gandhi College of Arts and Sciences is organizing two World Food Safety Day events this year, because of the need to “create awareness among the people and to develop their way of thinking towards food safety”. Both events will take place on 7 June. The first event will be a 10-minute “Street Act” performed by the food technology students on the college’s Kerala campus at 11:00 local time, followed by a ‘debate programme’ [...]
07 June 2022

World Food Safety Day in Pakistan

Offices of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in Pakistan, in collaboration with government of Pakistan, are celebrating World Food Safety Day on 7 June 2022. A technical discussion has been organized with national and provincial stakeholders to share information about the food safety work being done in the country, and to discuss gaps and opportunities in a preview of the National Food Safety / Food Control System Assessment that has [...]
07 June 2022