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World Food Safety Day

World Food Safety Day

World Food Safety Day is June 7. The United Nations has declared this day to draw global attention to the health consequences of contaminated food and water.

Join FDA on World Food Safety Day as we spread the word about ways to reduce the risk of food poisoning.


What steps can I take to avoid foodborne illnesses?

*Some groups of people are more “at risk” for foodborne illnesses than others.

How can I participate in World Food Safety Day?

What is FDA’s role in food safety?

FDA is responsible for promoting and protecting the public's health by ensuring that the nation's food supply is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled. Browse food safety topics.

FDA is looking to the future of food safety once again and taking steps to usher the United States into a new era of smarter food safety.

Learn more at FDA Marks World Food Safety Day 2021: Safe Food Now for a Healthy Tomorrow.

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