World Food Safety Day (June 7)
The first-ever World Food Safety Day, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2018, will be celebrated on 7 June under the theme "Food Safety, everyone's business".
WHO, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), is pleased to facilitate efforts to celebrate the day this year and in coming years.
Unsafe food is a threat to human health and economies, disproportionally affecting vulnerable and marginalized people, especially women, children, populations affected by conflict, and migrants. It also damages global trade leading to further food waste, which can no longer be tolerated in a world where many still suffer from hunger.