People get sick due to unsafe food in one day, on average.
Children under 5 years of age die due to preventable foodborne diseases, on average, every day.
Diseases caused by unsafe food, ranging from diarrhoea to cancers.
World Food Safety Day on 7 June 2023 will draw attention to food standards. Foodborne diseases affect 1 in 10 people worldwide each year, and food standards help us to ensure what we eat is safe.