World Health Day 2015

World Health Day 2015

 

World Health Day 2015 

Food safety

 

The World Health Day is celebrated each year on 07 April.
This year's topic is "Food Safety".

 

…that Italy has the highest number of organic producers in the EU
(45 982 registered producers in 2013 or 22% of all registered producers in the EU)?

…that almost 151 million kg of fungicides and 126 million kg of pesticides were sold in the EU* in 2013?

…that Germany had highest number of certified organic dairy cows in the EU…

...Denmark the highest number of certified organic swine...

…and France the highest number of certified organic laying hens?

* Cyprus and Luxembourg are not included due to missing data

Source: Eurostat (data extracted on 31.03.2015)

Food safety in the EU

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Source: European Commission, Directorate-General Health & Food Safety

 

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