On 7 June 2021, World Food Safety Day was celebrated. The theme of World Food Safey Day 2021 is,
Safe Food Today for A healthy tomorrow
About World Food Safety Day
In 2018 United Nation General Assembly proclaimed that every 7 June would be World Food Safety Day. The aim is to raise awareness of the importance of food safety.
According to an estimate approximately 1.2million death occur each year in India due to food borne diseases. It imposes a burden of over 8 million Disability Adjusted Life Years.
Children under 5 are at 40% more risk with around 30,000 deaths each year.