FAO/WHO report sums up creative efforts to promote safe food for all

By Food Focus on 07 September 2021

On 7 September 2021, WHO and FAO jointly released the World Food Safety Day 2021 report in six official UN languages, highlighting around 300 different events organized for World Food Safety Day (7 June 2021). Celebrations were held in 90 countries by governments, businesses, non-governmental organizations, international organizations, academics and individuals.

The summary report takes a glimpse at the webinars, videos, press conferences, media coverage, contests, social media posts and campaigns that involved millions of people across the world in May and June 2021 under the theme of ‘Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow’.

In an article focusing on the regions of Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia and the Near East and North Africa, the report details how food safety is everyone’s business. It showcases a variety of stakeholders who convened to share their achievements, discuss priorities and plan how to overcome challenges in the area of food safety.

Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow.

You can do a lot to keep food safe and help spread the word about World Food Safety Day! Use the hashtags #FoodSafety and #WorldFoodSafetyDay on social media and share the new report.


Website: World Food Safety Day

Email: world-food-safety-day@fao.orgfoodsafety@who.int

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