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Noticias sobre el Día Mundial de la Inocuidad de los Alimentos

The World Food Safety Day report 2023 is out now!

The report on this year’s World Food Safety Day is out now and ready to view. The 16-page document offers a glimpse into the immense variety of World Food Safety Day celebrations across the world this year and the unprecedented number of events and activities that took place. There were over 500 events in 139 countries. There were gastronomic and tasting events that promoted the enjoyment of food that is safe. There was a range of sports events that highlighted the [...]
08 November 2023

The media plays a vital role in World Food Safety Day 2023 successes

World Food Safety Day messages reached people across at least 139 countries this year. Newspapers, online news sites, television programmes, radio stations and magazines all played a part in spreading the word. On 7 March, the World Food Safety Day campaign was launched and the year’s theme, “Food standards save lives”, was announced. The Food Safety Africa magazine dedicated a double page spread to World Food Safety Day in its March issue and the Food Safety Magazine reported on the year’s [...]
09 August 2023

Poland’s FoodFakty Safety Week 2023 addresses role of standards in food safety

For the third time FoodFakty organized a Polish initiative: FoodFakty Safety Week (FFSW) – the cycle of five online sessions around World Food Safety Day  - and thus joined the global celebrations. The official theme of the event this year was: "Food standards save lives", which was the start for a broader perspective of global challenges contained in the WHO global strategy for food safety 2022-2030, paying particular attention to emerging threats. Additionally, this year, together with the Contact Point [...]
03 August 2023

Qatari authorities join forces on World Food Safety Day

The Qatar General Authority for Standardization and Metrology held World Food Safety Day events on 7 and 8 June under the theme “Food standards save lives”. Celebrations took place in collaboration with the Municipality, Qatar University, and Monoprix supermarkets and included a popup stall showcasing awareness videos and emphasizing the importance of food safety to consumers and children. Leaflets were distributed and colouring sessions and games were organized for children. There were three key messages the events were aiming to highlight: The [...]
27 July 2023

Mexican fresh food company organizes fun World Food Safety Day for employees and their children

Omex Alimentaria the Mexican fresh foods company in Ayotlán, Jalisco, celebrated World Food Safety Day for the first time this year with employees and their children. The activities were organized with the aim of reinforcing the culture of safety across the organization. Juan Pablo Galindo Vázquez, Manager of Quality Management Systems and Jorge Nephtali Trinidad Sánchez, Human Capital Manager, opened the event by speaking about the importance of food safety and joint participation in the food chain. A knowledge rally was held [...]
27 July 2023

Updating the National Ambient Air Quality Standards in Line with the WHO Air Quality Guidelines

A Regional Expert Consultation was held on 6-8 June 2023 in Amman, Jordan, to Harmonize the National Ambient Air Quality Standards in The Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) in Line with WHO Air Quality Guidelines. The consultation was organized by the Climate Change, Health and Environment unit / Healthier Populations Department/ Regional Office of the Eastern Mediterranean and attended by 40 air quality & health experts (32 in person and 8 virtual) from the ministries of health and environment, research centres, and [...]
25 July 2023

Improving emergency response to food safety events of international concern

For the fifth year, WHO Country Office in Jordan, Climate Change, Health and Environment Unit / EMRO and the International Food Safety Authorities secretariat /HQ, celebrated with the Jordan Ministry of Health and the Jordan Food and Drug Administration World Food Safety Day 2023. This year'stheme “Food standards save lives”, holds a call for action for policymakers, food businesses and workplaces, educational institutions, and most importantly consumers. Drawing attention to the role of food safety standards in protecting consumers health, food [...]
25 July 2023

Fruit drinks producer in Portugal organizes World Food Safety Day talk for employees

On 19 June, and for the second consecutive year, fruit drinks producer, Sumol+Compal, promoted World Food Safety Day, with a talk open to all employees. The objective of the event was to promote and consolidate the culture of quality and food safety in the organization. The talk had the theme “Impact of the evolution of standards on the food industry”. There were two invited speakers, André Santos and Maria Noémia Gomes, who answered some questions about the topic of the talk. The company [...]
25 July 2023

Mongolia discussed status and future of food standards on World Food Safety Day

With a focus on emerging food safety challenges, Mongolia organized a consultation on the "Status and future of food standards in the country". Fifty representatives from various institutions discussed solutions and the next steps at the event on 7 June 2023 at the United Nations House in Ulaanbaatar. “Together with colleagues from ministries, laboratories, research and non-governmental organizations, food producers, universities, and media, we talked about the challenges and possible solutions to ensure food safety. For example, the lack of use [...]
13 July 2023

World Food Safety Day in Colombia: Webinar and influencer promoting good food safety practices

Colombia celebrated World Food Safety Day 2023 with a webinar and a video by a famous young farmer to promote "Food safety is everyone's business". Almost one hundred people attended the event online on 7 June 2023, and the influencer reached over 637 000 followers on Instagram. “During the webinar, we discussed myths and truth about food safety, the importance of good farming and good agriculture practices, sanitary regulations in Colombia, the five keys to safer food, and international projects in [...]
13 July 2023