United Nations food safety agencies and GFSI local groups shared the stage at the recent Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) conference in Barcelona.

The 600 registrants from 50 countries heard from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Food
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has discussed plans to include food safety in the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Almost 250 indicators are monitored across a range of areas to assess progress toward the 17 Sustainable Development Goals introduced in 2015, but no food safety indicator is recognized yet despite
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Governments have an important role to play in food safety to ensure it gets the attention and investment it deserves, according to a senior food standards officer with the Codex Alimentarius secretariat.

Sarah Cahill said authorities can ensure what food businesses are doing is adequate to guarantee consumers are getting
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