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Noticias sobre el Día Mundial de la Inocuidad de los Alimentos

Bolivia celebra el Segundo Día Mundial de la Inocuidad de los Alimentos

Mantener el flujo de los alimentos a lo largo de la cadena de producción es una función esencial a la que todos los actores de la cadena deben contribuir. Por tanto, los actores de dicha cadena deben implementar sistemas de gestión de inocuidad de los alimentos (SGIA) basados en los principios de análisis de peligros y puntos críticos de control (sistema de HACCP) para gestionar los riesgos de inocuidad alimentaria y prevenir la contaminación de los alimentos. Ello incluye la aplicación [...]
05 June 2020

FAO and WHO officers in the Caribbean to brief media on food safety in the context of COVID-19

The PAHO/WHO Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, United Kingdom Overseas Territories and French Departments and the FAO Subregional Office for the Caribbean, Barbados and Bridgetown are holding a virtual press briefing for World Food Safety Day on Friday 5 June 2020 at 12:00pm local time. The event will focus on “Food Safety in the context of COVID-19” and include: Opening Remarks – Moderator: Dr Karen Polson-Edwards, COVID-19 Incident Manager (PAHO/WHO) Remarks – Dr Yitades Gebre, PAHO/WHO Representative to Barbados and the [...]
05 June 2020

World Bank Webinar: Food safety in healthy food systems

The second World Food Safety Day (WFSD) will be celebrated on 7 June 2020 to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable development. This year’s theme “Food safety, everyone’s business” calls attention to the fact that food safety is a shared responsibility among policy makers, farmers, food businesses and consumers. Through Sustainable Development Goal 2, the world’s countries committed to “end [...]
05 June 2020

Japan celebrates World Food Safety Day and delivers key COVID-19 information for the public

Japan celebrates the World Food Safety Day. The Japanese government (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries) posts a message of “Food safety, everyone's business” on social media to bring the attention of the public. In addition, “a Guide to World Food Safety Day 2020” was translated to Japanese in order to involve relevant stakeholders to join this celebration. In order to overcome challenges caused by COVID-19 and ensure food safety, the “COVID-19 and food [...]
05 June 2020

European Food Safety Authority live Twitter Q&A 8 June 15:00 CET

Working to raise awareness of food safety and inspire action that helps prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, the European Food Safety Authority will be hosting a Twitter Q&A on Monday 8 June 2020, 15:00 CET. Questions will be answered live on line by Bernhard Url, EFSA’s Executive Director and Codex Secretary Tom Heilandt Read more about EFSA’s commitment to World Food Safety Day here. Get involved on Twitter with the hashtag #AskEFSA   We look forward to answering your questions with #CodexSecretary Tom Heilandt [...]
05 June 2020

Chile to host three World Food Safety Day webinars

This year World Food Safety Day takes place in times of increasing complexity as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, which has placed unprecedented demands on all those in food safety and quality A series of 3 webinars will cover key issues and provide insight into how coronavirus has impacted on food safety, risk communication and the food industry.   Webinars (Spanish only) Webinar 1: Covid- 19 and food safety and quality in the world Webinar 2: Between acting and thinking: Risk Communication in [...]
05 June 2020

FAO North America to host webinar on food safety in the COVID-19 era and beyond

FAO North America invites you to join a webinar on food safety solutions to strengthen food systems for resilient food security to enhance health and well-being. Speakers will examine efforts to maintain safe supply chains through the pandemic and explore actions needed to minimize future logistics disruptions and build more resilient systems and processes. The webinar will take place on 12 June at 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (GMT – 4) See the programme and register here: https://fao.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vOUoWNnzQ161d6RixLbS7g
05 June 2020

Celebrations in Kenya to mark 2nd World Food Safety Day

Kenya joins the rest of the world in celebrating the 2nd World Food Safety Day. Due to the current challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic the celebration will occur by live promotions on local television networks/Radios, Live discussion/awareness forum on television, a series of webinars and print media/ newspaper supplements. The events will be facilitated by various government ministries involved in national food safety services. The Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperative and the Ministry of Industry, Trade [...]
05 June 2020

Joint Asia-Pacific webinar held to celebrate World Food Safety Day

A webinar for the Asia-Pacific region held on 3 June 2020, organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) attracted nearly 1000 participants and included speakers and panelists from government, private sector, academia and consumer groups. Food safety has come into the spotlight during the COVID-19 pandemic and the webinar heard how heightened awareness about the need for personal hygiene, [...]
04 June 2020

Qatar to promote food safety in a two-week campaign

On the occasion of World Food Safety Day on 7 June 2020, the Ministry of Public Health of Qatar will organize a two-week virtual campaign under the theme “Food safety, everyone's business”  to promote awareness to consumers by disseminating brochures, banners and messages through social media, radio, press interviews and a press release. The campaign aims to encourage consumers to follow containment-related health measures while grocery shopping and to improve their knowledge about food hygiene and the risks associated with handling  food [...]
04 June 2020