Capacity to report on food safety enhanced in China

Eat Well, Grow Well - UNESCO Supports Food Safety and Security in China

Over one hundred Chinese local journalists have strengthened their skills to professionally report about food safety and food security issues thanks to a capacity building activity that was part of a recently-concluded three-year project on “Improving Nutrition, Food Safety and Food Security for China’s Most Vulnerable Women and Children”.

The project has been supported by the MDG-Fund and developed in the aftermath of major food safety incidents, such as the poisoning of milk infant formula adulterated with melamine, which reportedly caused 54,000 children sick (source: WHO).

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