The first UN World Food Safety Day to be marked on Friday 7 June. | SMN News

Food safety is everyone’s business
Food can become contaminated at any point in the food chain, so everyone must take measures to keep food safe—from producers to processers, retailers and consumers. An estimated 77 million people in the Americas suffer an episode of foodborne illness each year, half of them children under 5.

 Rome:— The first ever celebration of the United Nations World Food Safety Day, to be marked globally on 7 June, aims to strengthen efforts to ensure that the food we eat is safe.

Every year, nearly one in ten people in the world

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