Abu Dhabi Agriculture Celebrates World Food Safety Day

Abu Dhabi (Etihad)

Abu Dhabi’s Agriculture and Food Safety Authority celebrated World Food Safety Day, which falls on June 7 each year, under the slogan “Safe food today for a healthy future” as part of its commitment to ensure the highest levels of food safety and the availability of safe food for all members of society in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.
On this occasion, the Authority, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, organized a virtual symposium under the title Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030, where the symposium focused on discussing the concept strategy and its importance in ensuring people eat safe and healthy food. consume to bear the brunt of foodborne illness.
The authority participated in a virtual symposium entitled “Safer Food for Better Health” organized by the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), which focused on the importance of the need to switch to a diet that provides better health.
The Authority’s activities for the occasion also include a virtual awareness workshop in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism titled “Food Poisoning” and a virtual lecture titled: “Food Safety Basics” in collaboration with Al Ain Distribution Company. The authority stressed that the production and consumption of safe food provides immediate and long-lasting benefits to individuals and countries.

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