Celebrated on June 7 yearly, World Food Safety Day goals to unfold consciousness, detect and forestall foodborne dangers, contributing to meals safety, human well being, financial prosperity, agriculture, market entry, tourism and sustainable growth.
In 2018, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed that each June 7 can be celebrated as World Food Safety Day. The observance is collectively facilitated by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Foodborne diseases, brought on by micro organism, viruses or parasites, are infectious and poisonous. They can enter the physique by contaminated meals and water. It is, due to this fact, essential to make sure the meals stays protected at each step of the meals chain, from manufacturing to consumption.
“With an estimated 600 million cases of foodborne illnesses annually, unsafe food is a threat to human health and economies, disproportionally affecting vulnerable and marginalised people, especially women and children, populations affected by conflict, and migrants,” mentions the United Nations on its web site.
Monday is #WorldFoodSafetyDay.
Safe meals might help enhance:
🍎 well being & vitamin,
📚 college attendance,
💰 incomes potential.
— United Nations (@UN) June 7, 2021
This yr’s theme for World Food Safety Day is ‘Safe food today for a healthy tomorrow’ which stresses that manufacturing and consumption of protected meals have “immediate and long-term benefits for people, the planet and the economy”. “Recognising the systemic connections between the health of people, animals, plants, the environment and the economy will help us meet the needs of the future,” reads an announcement by WHO.
Here’s what individuals shared on social media on World Food Safety Day:
Safe meals is vital to good well being.
On #WorldFoodSafetyDay, allow us to additional strengthen our efforts in decreasing foodborne dangers and guaranteeing meals safety. From farm to fork, meals security is everybody’s accountability. pic.twitter.com/zWt3WURTtC
— హైదరాబాద్ సిటీ పోలీస్ Hyderabad City Police (@hydcitypolice) June 7, 2021
Easy entry to protected & nutritious meals for youngsters is significant for a extra wholesome & illness-resilient future technology. Managing foodborne dangers will in flip promote all-round sustainable growth that can be in correct sync with surroundings. #WorldFoodSafetyDay pic.twitter.com/DLJIqqWpJA
— Dr Rajiv Kumar Gupta (@drrajivguptaias) June 7, 2021
This #WorldFoodSafetyDay allow us to pledge for protected meals now for a wholesome tommorrow.#FoodSafety #SafeFood #EatRightIndia #FSSAI@MIB_India @PIB_India @mygovindia @MoHFW_INDIA @FAO @WHO @GlobalGoalsUN pic.twitter.com/OIOIz31Jac
— FSSAI (@fssaiindia) June 7, 2021