The Caribbean is not prepared to tackle the potential food safety impacts of climate change, according to experts.

Ronald Roopnarine, from the University of West Indies, said in reality the region is not climate present ready, never mind being climate change ready.

Renata Clarke, of the Food and Agriculture Organization
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Food safety experts from Honduras, Mongolia and the Caribbean have shared their experiences on implementing a One Health approach in a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) webinar.

Organized by the United Nations’ FAO in Geneva, the One Health dialogue series aims to increase awareness on the complexity of the issue
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More than 300 events were held in 90 countries promoting the third World Food Safety Day, according to a new report.

International organizations, governments, businesses, non-governmental organizations, academics and individuals organized the mainly virtual meetings to mark the day promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Food and Agriculture
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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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