World health organization

10 facts on food safety

Multisectoral collaboration is essential for making sure food is safe, from farm to plate

Food safety is multisectoral and multidisciplinary

To improve food safety, a multitude of different professionals are working together, making use of the best available science and technologies. Different governmental departments and agencies, encompassing public health, agriculture, education and trade, need to collaborate and communicate with each other and engage with the civil society including consumer groups.

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