USAID has launched a new five-year program to improve food safety in Ethiopia. EatSafe: Evidence and Action Towards Safe Nutritious Food is a new program of United States Agency for International Development’s Feed The Future Initiative
In Ethiopia and Nigeria, food safety is a pressing issue – in 2019, 33% of surveyed Ethiopian and 20% of surveyed Nigerians experienced serious harm from food and water, leading to illnesses, malnutrition, stunting in children, and even death.
Use EatSafe's new, interactive Food Price Tool to explore how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted food prices in traditional markets in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, and Tanzania.
This blog highlights findings related to gender from EatSafe's formative research. Women’s empowerment and gender equity are central to reducing the burden of foodborne illness and integral research, learning, and evaluation of food safety interventions.
It is with immense sadness that we are waving goodbye this week to Bonnie McClafferty, Director of Food Safety at GAIN! Bonnie has been an instrumental part of the organization in the past 11 years, revisiting GAIN’s focus since 2011 by looking at nutrition challenges from a food systems perspective.
2021 has marked a turning point for food safety in the global public discourse. The global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted vulnerabilities in our food system, including the importance of food safety and its role in nutrition and health. We are starting to see the pressing need to establish capacity to support domestic food safety in low- and middle-income countries.
Listen to GAIN's Bonnie McClafferty on Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg (by Food Tank) titled "Ep. 264. Bonnie McClafferty Discusses The Safety of Food Markets."
Listen to GAIN's Bonnie McClafferty on Food Safety Magazine's Food Safety Matters Podcast, titled "Ep. 104. Bonnie McClafferty: Food Safety Needs to Be a Business Model"
The new Coalition aims at featuring food safety as an essential element of the United Nations Food Systems Summit Action Track 1, Ensure access to safe and nutritious food for all. During the event moderated by Caroline Smith DeWaal, Deputy Director of EatSafe, the two co-chairs of the Action Track 1, Pawan Agarwal and Delia Grace, announced the coalition’s inception.
Today is International Youth Day, an awareness day created by the United Nations. The theme this year, "Transforming food systems: Youth innovation for human and planetary health", highlights the upcoming United Nations Food Systems Summit, an international event providing global leaders an opportunity to launch new policy and programmatic actions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).