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Noticias sobre el Día Mundial de la Inocuidad de los Alimentos

World Food Safety Day/ Mexico food company celebrates a day of fun and learning

Kay foods in Mexico ran a number of events for staff for World Food Safety Day in order to strengthen knowledge about food safety among staff. The day’s events involved a conference under the theme “Towards the consolidation of a culture of food safety in Kay foods,” where Dr Juan Antonio Cortes Ruiz, National Technological Research Professor of Mexico, Technological Institute of Mazatlán led proceedings. Staff then participated in a wide range of food safety-based games that helped improve knowledge in a [...]
12 June 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Nigerian Institute takes food safety to the street markets and media

The Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST), Lagos Chapter, commemorated the 2024 World Food Safety Day with a plethora of advocacy events. The Lagos Chapter of the Institute held week-long events, which commenced with members representing the institute in various media outlets, including TV, radio and podcasts, on food safety advocacy on this year's theme: "Preparing for the unexpected". In collaboration with government agencies, including the Lagos State Ministry of Health, the Safety Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency [...]
12 June 2024

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

DMIA / Codex Cuba organiza seminarios intersectoriales

Del 20 al 24 de mayo se celebró en Cuba un taller sobre evaluación de la inocuidad y calidad de los alimentos en la Unidad del Laboratorio Central de Sanidad Agropecuaria del Ministerio de Agricultura, La Habana, Cuba. Asistieron expertos y especialistas de todas las provincias del país, así como funcionarios de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) y de la Secretaría del Codex Cuba. Al evento también asistieron de manera virtual, expertos y directores del Centro Panamericano de [...]
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