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World Food Safety Day/ ACT project in Nepal raises awareness among students

In Nepal, World Food Safety Day activities were organized as part of the Action to support implementation of Codex AMR Texts (ACT) project. As part of the project’s aims to increase awareness about the dangers of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) the World Food Safety Day activities included raising the awareness of the general public and also of a number of college students. These activities supported the national celebrations led by the Department [...]
22 July 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Peru celebrates

In the month of June the Ministry of Health of Peru (MINSA), through the General Directorate of Environmental Health and Food Safety (DIGESA) in conjunction with the Ministry of Agrarian Development and Irrigation, through the National Agrarian Health Service of Peru (SENASA), and the Ministry of Production, through the National Fisheries Health Organization (SANIPES), organized an “Educational day for World Food Safety Day in Peru”. The event took place via [...]
18 July 2024

World Food Safety Day/ The Day becomes a “food safety week” in Oman

This year, the Food Safety and Quality Center (FSQC) in the Sultanate of Oman celebrated World Food Safety Day and also organized a “Food Safety Week 2024” under the theme of “Food Risk Assessment: Partnership - Awareness - Commitment” in the period from 28 April to 4 May. This annual World Food Safety Day event aims to raise awareness and increase knowledge among society regarding food safety and quality and public [...]
15 July 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Food Safety Matters podcast

Food Safety Matters, a podcast for food safety professionals hosted by Food Safety Magazine, hosted an episode on improving food safety in traditional markets on 25 June, 2024. The podcast guests, Caroline Smith DeWaal, Senior Manager at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), and Richard Pluke,the Food Safety Lead and Chief of Party for GAIN's EatSafe programme described the work to improve food safety in traditional markets, while also [...]
15 July 2024

World Food Safety Day/ A Food Loss and Waste Podcast

The United States of America Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Kitchen Sink: A Food Loss and Waste Podcast celebrated World Food Safety Day this year with a special episode on food safety. The host and producer, Nika Larian, USAID Senior Nutrition Advisor for Food Safety, was joined by three experts, Richard Pluke, the Food Safety Lead and Chief of Party for the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) EatSafe project; Roberta [...]
15 July 2024

World Food Safety Day/ A recall training seminar in Japan

In Japan, on the occasion of World Food Safety Day, Zensho Holdings, a restaurant chains company, hosted a recall training seminar to share the actions during unexpected events, and created a video to raise awareness about World Food Safety Day within the company, reaching more than 2 500 employees. First, a lecture in the recall training seminar was given on the purpose and significance of recalls to participants in charge of [...]
15 July 2024

World Food Safety Day in Iraq

For "Safe Food, Sustainable Health" and under the slogan “Preparing for the Unexpected” and to raise awareness about food safety incidents and prepare for any emergency related to food safety and foodborne diseases the College of Agricultural Engineering Sciences, University of Baghdad in Iraq organized World Food Safety Day events. The events aimed to highlight the importance of food safety in achieving sustainable development goals, enhancing food security, and spreading awareness [...]
09 July 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Food safety experts raise awareness in Nigeria street food market

To commemorate and celebrate World Food Safety Day on 7 June 2024, the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) partnered with the London Professional Training Centre (LPTC) in Nigeria to mark the 2024 World Food Safety Day with the theme: ”Food Safety-Prepare for the Unexpected” at Otto Whitesand Market, Ebute-Metta, Lagos State,the largest market forseafoods (stockfish, periwinkle, prawns, etc.) snails and raw food items where both wholesalers and [...]
09 July 2024

World Food Safety Day/ Regional event in Europe hears from food safety experts

On Tuesday 25 June, a webinar brought together experts of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to inform and inspire food safety professionals from across Europe and Central Asia to better manage known and emerging food safety risks. “FAO is working closely with the countries of the region to enhance their capacities to be prepared,” said Raimund Jehle, FAO Regional Programme [...]
05 July 2024

World Food Safety Day/ FAO teams up with Kyrgyz university for awareness raising workshop

To raise awareness on proper food safety and management, a workshop was held in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, on World Food Safety Day to help consumers, producers and officials focus on an issue often taken for granted. The workshop was organized by FAO, in partnership with Kyrgyz Economic University. “The date, 7 June is more than just a date on the calendar,” said Kuvatbek Bapaev, Acting FAO Deputy [...]
05 July 2024
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