Abu Dhabi Agriculture celebrates World Food Safety Day

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Abu Dhabi (Etihad)

The Abu Dhabi 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 Tomorrow” as part of its zeal to achieve the highest level of food safety and accessibility. of safe food to all members of the community in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
On this occasion, the Authority organized a virtual symposium in collaboration with the World Health Organization entitled Global Food Safety Strategy 2022-2030, where the symposium focused on discussing the draft strategy and its importance to ensure that people consume safe and healthy food to reduce the burden of foodborne diseases.
The Authority attended 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 on this occasion also include a virtual information workshop in collaboration with the Department of Culture and Tourism entitled “Food Poisoning” and a virtual lecture entitled: “Food Safety Basics” in collaboration with Al Ain Distribution Company. The Authority emphasized that the production and consumption of safe food provides immediate and long-term benefits to individuals and countries.