World Food Safety Day 2024: Prepare for the Unexpected

Did you know that one in ten people worldwide fall ill from contaminated food each year? Over 200 diseases are caused by eating contaminated food, and 40 percent of the foodborne disease burden is carried by children under 5. On June 7, we commemorate World Food Safety Day to draw attention to the importance of food safety incidents and the role we all play in ensuring the food we consume is safe.