June 7: World Food Safety Day

Every year, on June 7, the World Food Safety Day is celebrated. This World Food Safety Day being celebrated on June 7, 2020 is the second World Food Safety Day.

Highlights

The World Food Safety Day was launched by the United Nations in 2019. The day is celebrated to reinforce the call made by the Geneva Conference and Addis Ababa Conference in 2019 on “The Future of Food Safety”. This year the day is celebrated under the theme

Theme: Food Safety, Everyone’s Business

This year, under the theme, the United Nations is to promote global food safety awareness. Campaigns are to be conducted to call upon decision makers, UN Organizations, general public and civil societies to take action.

Addis Ababa Conference

The Addis Ababa Conference was the first International Conference on Food Safety. The Conference discussed priorities to reach Sustainable Development Goals and also support UN Decade of Action on Nutrition.

UN Decade of Action on Nutrition

The UN Decade of Action on Nutrition is a commitment of United Nations for the years 2016-25. The decade will receive increased nutrition actions from the world organization.

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  • Dr.Cajetan Coelho
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    Food is sacred. The toil of the farmer, the agency of mother Earth, and so many other factors make food sacred.