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World Food Safety Day 2021 raises the slogan "Safe Food for a Healthy Tomorrow"


The World Health Organization celebrates World Food Safety Day (WFSD) on June 7 every year, and in 2021 it aims to draw attention and action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contribute to food security, human health, economic prosperity, and agriculture. Market access, tourism and sustainable development.



In a statement raising this year's theme: "Safe Food Today for a Healthy Tomorrow," the organization said that the production and consumption of safe food has immediate and long-term benefits for people, the planet and the economy.


She noted that identifying the systemic links between the health of people, animals and plants, the environment and the economy will help us meet the needs of the future, recognizing the global burden of foodborne diseases, which affect individuals of all ages, particularly children under five and people living in low-income countries. .


In 2018, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 7 to be World Food Safety Day, and in 2020, the World Health Assembly also adopted a resolution on strengthening food safety efforts to reduce the burden of foodborne diseases, the World Health Organization and the United Nations are working together The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) jointly facilitated the observance of World Food Safety Day, in cooperation with Member States and other relevant organizations.



Food safety is a shared responsibility between governments, producers and consumers, as everyone has a role to play from farm to table to ensure that the food we consume is safe and healthy.


Through World Food Safety Day, WHO is working to mainstream food safety in the public agenda and reduce the burden of foodborne diseases globally, as food safety is everyone's business.


Safe food contributes not only to people's health, but also to healthy environments and economies. The benefits of safe food include improved nutrition, increased school attendance, and better earning potential.

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