WHO cites need to ensure food safety from farm to plate on World Health Day

April 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on WHO cites need to ensure food safety from farm to plate on World Health Day 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 6 (PNA) — The World Health Organization (WHO) emphasized Monday that food safety assurance is the responsibility of all stakeholders and requires concerted action to safeguard food safety in the Region.

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Ensuring food safety to save lives

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150406123807World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director Dr. Shin Young-soo cites the importance of food safety to save lives and improve global health as part of the April 7 observance of World Health Day at the WHO regional office for the Western Pacific along UN Avenue, Manila on Monday (April 6, 2015). WHO reported that diseases caused by unsafe food claimed an estimated two million lives globally each year. (PNA photo by Roland Nablo)LAm/ron