In celebration of World Food Safety Day, this week we are joined by faculty from The Department of Animal Science and Industry at Kansas State University: Dr. Carla Luisa Schwan, postdoctoral fellow; Dr. Jessie Vipham, assistant professor; Dr. Randall Phebus, professor; and Dr. Sara Gragg, associate professor.
World Food Safety Day aims to draw attention to foodborne risks and inspire action to prevent, detect and manage risks. This important work contributes to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable development. The World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations jointly facilitate the observance of World Food Safety Day, in collaboration with Member States and other relevant organizations. This international day is an opportunity to strengthen efforts to ensure that the food we eat is safe, mainstream food safety in the public agenda and reduce the burden of foodborne diseases globally.