Celebrated on June 7 yearly, World Meals Security Day goals to unfold consciousness, detect and stop foodborne dangers, contributing to meals safety, human well being, financial prosperity, agriculture, market entry, tourism and sustainable improvement.
In 2018, the United Nations Common Meeting proclaimed that each June 7 can be celebrated as World Meals Security Day. The observance is collectively facilitated by the Meals and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Well being Organisation (WHO).
Foodborne diseases, attributable to micro organism, viruses or parasites, are infectious and poisonous. They will enter the physique via contaminated meals and water. It’s, due to this fact, vital 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.
Secure meals can assist enhance:
🍎 well being & vitamin,
📚 college attendance,
💰 incomes potential.
— United Nations (@UN) June 7, 2021
This 12 months’s theme for World Meals Security 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 a press release by WHO.
Right here’s what folks shared on social media on World Meals Security Day:
Secure meals is vital to good well being.
On #WorldFoodSafetyDay, allow us to additional strengthen our efforts in lowering foodborne dangers and making certain meals safety. From farm to fork, meals security is everybody’s accountability. pic.twitter.com/zWt3WURTtC
— Dharmendra Pradhan (@dpradhanbjp) June 7, 2021
— హైదరాబాద్ సిటీ పోలీస్ Hyderabad Metropolis Police (@hydcitypolice) June 7, 2021
Easy accessibility to protected & nutritious meals for youngsters is significant for a extra wholesome & illness-resilient future era. Managing foodborne dangers will in flip promote all-round sustainable improvement that shall 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