Food safety in the domestic markets of developing countries

Speaker: Delia Grace

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Food safety in the domestic markets of developing countries


Food safety is an integral part of food security. However, only recently has the health and economic burdens of foodborne disease started to be understood. The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is one of 15 CGIAR centres that conduct agricultural research for development in poor countries. This presentation will summarise current knowledge and recent findings by ILRI and partners on food safety.

At the end of the presentation participants will know.

 

  1. How important foodborne disease is in developing and developed countries in terms of cases, deaths and health burden.
  2. Three metrics for food safety
  3. The top hazard most responsible for foodborne disease in developing and developed countries.
  4. The foodborne diseases in developing countries that present most of a threat to food systems in the UK.
  5. Three key factors that underpin successful interventions to improve food safety