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Noticias sobre el Día Mundial de la Inocuidad de los Alimentos

A safe breakfast on World Food Safety Day for Chilean vineyard

At the Vina el Rosal vineyard in Chile, World Food Safety Day was celebrated an activity called "Having Breakfast with Safety". The event was successfully carried out 9 June with the theme, "Food Standards Save Lives". The Safety Team at the vineyard gave participatory seminar sessions with all those who work and contribute to obtaining a safe and quality product for customers.z “Continuous improvement is our commitment in the wine industry,” said the organizers. The day emphasized the importance of standards that [...]
20 June 2023

Costa Rica Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce marks World Food Safety Day

On 5 June, the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of Costa Rica (MEIC), joined the celebration of World Food Safety Day, in a high-level event with political, technical and industry-level decision makers from across the country. The following day, 6 June, the building of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce of Costa Rica was lit up in orange to mark not only World Food Safety Day, but also the 60th anniversary of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) “as a visual [...]
19 June 2023

World Food Safety Day in Iran

The Iran National Standards Organization (INSO) held an in-person event titled “The Future of Food Safety” for World Food Safety Day on 13 June, with the theme of “Food standards save lives”, which took place in Tehran in the Islamic Republic of Iran. This event, which was held with the participation of stakeholders and food professionals from the industry, academia and regulatory bodies, was an opportunity to provide more synergy between the authorities and experts of food safety in order to [...]
19 June 2023

Academia, government, producers and consumers discuss food standards in World Food Safety Day event in Panama

In a 3-hour event at the Technological University of Panama (La Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, UTP Panama) on 13 June, the Consumer Protection and Defense of Competition Authority (Autoridad de Protección al Consumidor y Defensa de la Competencia,  ACODECO), the Ministry of Health (MINSA), the National Association of Poultry Farmers of Panama (Asociación Nacional de Avicultores de Panamà, ANAVIP), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Chamber of Commerce all celebrated World Food Safety Day. The panel of guests for [...]
19 June 2023

World Food Safety Day at Panama university looks at the chemistry of food safety

The Masters programme in Chemical Sciences with emphasis in Food Safety of the Faculty of Science at the Autonomous University of Chiriquí in Panama, in addition to exhibitions, videos and a radio address, held its 3rd annual Conference on Chemical Residues In Food, Their Impact On Food Safety And Security. The event was held on 7 June to mark World Food Safety Day. The conference heard five speakers on "Chemical Residues in Food, their Impact on Safety and Food Safety" under [...]
19 June 2023

International organizations applaud the win-win of food standards for health and trade in Africa in an online World Food Safety Day event

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Health Organization (WHO), World Food Programme (WFP), African Union-InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and Codex Coordinating Committee for Africa (CCAFRICA) gathered on Zoom to discuss food safety standards in Africa on 13 June 2023. The objectives for the webinar, presented by the moderator, John Oppong Otoo of AU-IBAR, were to raise awareness, highlight the benefits, share best practices and discuss challenges and potential solutions to implementing [...]
15 June 2023

Pakistan cooking oils company promotes World Food Safety Day messages across digital and traditional media

At the Pakistani cooking oil company, Shafaq, World Food Safety Day was promoted across social media and on television to educate people about food safety. The company worked on an awareness campaign with 130 “micro bloggers” and 7 “leading” health and food bloggers to promote food safety materials on Instagram and TikTok. In addition, food safety articles were published thanks to Shafaq, in digital publications. There was also television coverage of World Food Safety Day messaging. See the information video posted on [...]
14 June 2023

An Indian perspective on food safety, security and standards is presented in Kerala for World Food Safety Day

The national technical workshop “Indian Perspective on Food Safety, Security and Standards” was inaugurated on 7 June 2023 by Mr Jagadish Fofandi, the National President of the Seafood Exporter Association of India. Professor Deepti Gulati, the Industry Chair Professor: Nutraceuticals and Fortification, at the National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, delivered the first plenary lecture. Professor Gulati deliberated on the importance of staple food fortification with essential micronutrients. Vitamin D and Vitamin A deficiency in India is pervasive. She [...]
14 June 2023

The Singapore government uses social media to disseminate World Food Safety Day messages

Singapore Food Agency (SFA) marked World Food Safety Day in a number of ways this year, and across various media. Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, Grace Fu, posted a message on Facebook saying: “As consumers, we expect all our food to be safe. But food can be contaminated by improper practices during production, storage, or even preparation.” She went on to explain the food safety requirements imposed on food businesses by the SFA “to ensure that food is safe for [...]
14 June 2023

World Food Safety Day lessons on foodborne diseases for students in Colombia

In Colombia, students studying food safety at the Fundación Universitaria Agraria commemorated World Food Safety Day over the course of May and June, attending lectures and taking part in a food safety quiz. A video interview was also produced and an information dissemination campaign was deployed through brochures. The lectures addressed topics around foodborne diseases, with Dr Lina Suzana Perez Mora speaking with Dr Maria Izabel Merino about food safety for health, with Louro Juliano Rincon Chisino MSc on case studies [...]
14 June 2023