World Food Safety Day

Virtual Meeting
 Rome time

On World Food Safety Day, FAO, WHO and the Codex Secretariat will host an online discussion with Chief Scientists Ismahane Elouafi and Soumya Swaminathan to highlight the important role science plays in keeping food safe, now and in the future. The scientists will talk about the significance of this year’s World Food Safety Day theme: “Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow.” The event will open with video messages from FAO Director-General QU Dongyu and WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and include some food safety success stories from around the world.

Hashtag: #WorldFoodSafetyDay

Topics: Food safety & consumer protection
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