World Food Safety Day adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2018, will be observed once again on 7th June 2020.   The objective is to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable development.

To mark the day, Consumer VOICE is organising a webinar along with CII with the top industry experts on 7th June, 2020. The panel discussion will focus on “Food safety, everyone’s business” with emphasis on Good Hygiene and Good Manufacturing Industry Practices for Food Safety  and Prevention of COVID 19.

Date: 7th June
Time: 3PM to 5PM

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Expected Outcome

As the theme suggests, food safety is everyone’s business, the panel will talk about collaborative prevention measures for COVID 19 and access to safe and nutritious food, which is a key to sustain life and promote good health.

The Pledge

A pledge to promote food safety awareness will also be taken.

Today, on World Food Safety Day, I solemnly pledge to promote Food Safety Awareness and Ensure that the Food I Consume is Safe by Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Foodborne Risks.

Panelists and Proposed Program

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About the Organisers

Surakshit Khadya Abhiyan is a National Awareness Campaign to Strengthen Food Safety in the country through Consumer Awareness Trainings, Leveraging Print and Electronic Media Support, Street Plays, Street Food Training programs, Workshops, Round Tables and Safe Food Walkathons in your city and many more. Their mission is  to strengthen countrywide awareness and capacity building on safe and hygienic food for all.

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Consumer VOICE is a Voluntary Action Group of Academicians, Professionals and Volunteers who work relentlessly to raise awareness amongst Indian consumers about their own Consumer Rights and the governing Consumer Laws. Established in 1983, Consumer VOICE has championed consumer education in the country ever since. Over the years, VOICE has been representing consumers and protecting their interests with policy-makers, the judiciary and statutory regulatory bodies.

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process.CII works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes. Founded in 1895 and celebrating 125 years in 2020, India’s premier business association has more than 9100 members.