Lloyd’s Register Foundation is helping to fund a project to educate a new generation of food safety professionals in the developing world.

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) project began in 2019 and is based in East Africa and the Caribbean. Work has been extended until the end of 2021. There are also plans to use the project as a pilot and potentially roll out the initiative across Africa.

Relief efforts for foodborne diseases in the developing world are still critically underfunded. During the past seven years, on average, only $55 million was invested annually in food safety,
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ST. LOUIS — Cable news is programmed to attract only people who agree with a network’s point of view, college campuses are snuffing out debates before they begin, and many an organization wants only to dictate how their members think. Then there’s the International Association for Food Protection. IAFP first made debates a part of its annual program in 2012. debaters_406x250At its conference here this week, IAFP once again pitted debaters against each other on topics which might not represent their personal views. But every debater was seriously out to win the vote for their side of the argument nonetheless.
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