Outline the need for food based risks prevention and better health
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), when food is safe, we only value its nutritional value; And one can fully benefit from the mental and social benefits of eating a safe diet.
The organization states that “unsafe food causes a variety of diseases and causes poor health conditions, including impaired growth and nutritional deficiencies, non-communicable and communicable diseases and mental illness.”
Every year, one out of every 10 people worldwide is affected by foodborne illnesses ranging from diarrhea to cancer. Fortunately, most of these diseases can be prevented before they occur.
Infectious and toxic accidents can be prevented by improving food systems and supply chain manufacturing methods, as well as preventing microbial pathogens (bacteria, viruses and parasites), chemical wastes, and biotoxins from entering our food containers. Can.
The Food and Agriculture Organization says, “For better health, we need to change our food systems, and we need to do this in a sustainable way.”
The UN agency also said that consumers need to be able to handle food safely in their homes and be knowledgeable.
Partners in better living
The UN General Assembly launched World Food Security Day in 2018, and since then the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) has been celebrating this day jointly with the support of member countries and other partners.
The Food and Agriculture Organization handles food safety issues as well as food chains during food production and processing, while the World Health Organization generally oversees relations within the public health sector.
World Food Security Day 2022 falls on the eve of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global strategy Adopted.
This strategy is considered a milestone in promoting health, keeping the world safe and protecting vulnerable people.