Why is Food Safety Day celebrated Learn its history and importance
Every person should get food, no one should be hungry Governments of countries around the world claim commitment to ensure this purpose.
Every person should get food, no one should go hungry… Governments of countries around the world claim commitment to ensure this objective and to ensure that the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has It was decided to celebrate World Food Safety Day on 7 June. The relevance of this special day started in the last year i.e. 2019 has increased these days. The reason is that a large population of the world is affected by the Corona crisis and in this era of crisis many people are struggling for two days' bread.
This year, the second World Food Security Day is being celebrated. The purpose of celebrating this special day is to maintain balanced and safe food standards and spread awareness. Apart from this, the number of deaths due to diseases due to consumption of poor standard food has to be reduced.
We consume a lot of foods every day. Food safety ensures that every stage of the food chain from production to harvest, processing, storage, distribution, preparation before consumption is completely safe. For this awareness, the rationale and importance of Food Safety Day increases.
According to the World Health Organization, one in 10 people become ill every year from contaminated food or food containing bacteria. According to the population of the world, this figure crosses 60 crores. An estimated 3 million people die each year from food and waterborne diseases in developed and developing countries worldwide.