7th June World Food Safety Day
The World Food Safety Day (WFSD) is celebrated on 7 June : World Food Safety Day 2019: The UN has designated two of its agencies i.e. the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to go with the promotion of food safety across the world.
World Food Safety Day 2020: In 2018, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 7th, as the World Food Safety Day. Today, June 7, 2020, marks the Second anniversary of and the theme declared by UN is ‘Food Safety, everyone’s business. The UN has designated two of its agencies i.e. the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to go with the promotion of food safety across the world. The UN has highlighted the importance of collective action to reduce the problems posed by the issue and to ensure that the development goes hand-in-hand. The UN is expecting that individuals and organizations at various levels will get evolved in tackling the issues quickly and effectively.
World Food Safety Day: According to WHO, 1 in 10 people fall ill every year from eating contaminated food. Here are five easy ways to practice food safety.
There has been a heightened concern around food safety due to the onset of the Coronavirus epidemic. People are refraining from ordering food from restaurants, and venturing out solely for the purpose of eating. There is an increased preference for eating food that is home-cooked, and seemingly safer. Keeping the epidemic aside, unsafe food in general can cause over 200 diseases as per the WHO. According to the World Health Organisation, 1 in 10 people fall ill every year from eating contaminated food and 4,20,000 die each year as a result across the globe.