Unsafe food

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Unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances causes more than 200 diseases, ranging from diarrhoea to cancers. It also creates a vicious cycle of disease and malnutrition, particularly affecting infants, young children, elderly and the sick.


WHO Fact sheet on Food Safety (2022) https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/food-safety