April 7th, 2015 is the World Health Day, with a focus on Food Safety.
New threats to food safety are constantly emerging.
The main Changes :
- in food production, distribution and consumption (i.e. intensive agriculture, globalization of food trade, mass catering and street food);
- to the environment;
- new and emerging bacteria and toxins; antimicrobial resistance, all increase the risk that food becomes contaminated.
- Increases in travel and trade enhance the likelihood that contamination can spread.
Chech out the WHO website to learn more : http://www.who.int/campaigns/world-health-day/2015/en/