World Food Safety Day 2022- WHO: 10 Must-Know Facts About Food Safety

Author: Deepak Rajula

Tuesday, 7 June 2022

WHO and the Food and Agriculture Organization jointly designated June 7th of every year as World Food Safety Day

The theme for the World Food Safety Day 2022 is Safer food, better health. Official poster released by WHO

The history of World Food Safety Day dates back to 2018 when it was announced by United Nations General Assembly 

According to a report by WHO, there are over 200+ know foodborne diseases in 2022

The same report by WHO also states that 1 in 10 people across the globe are falling victims of these foodborne diseases

The official hashtag for creating awareness on food safety by WHO is #WolrdFoodSafetyDay

World Health Organization released ' A guide to World Food Safety Day 2022 in the month of March for everyone to plan their Food Safety Campaigns. Download it from below. 


Watch Dr Yamamoto, Assistant Director-General of WHO, speak on the World Food Safety Day

Food contamination burden on public is comparable to diseases like Malaria and HIV AIDS

Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine is your food

Hippocrates (Greek physician)