An estimated two million deaths occur every year from contaminated food or drinking water, and more than 200 diseases are caused by unsafe food.
Our infographic marks the theme of this year’s World Health Organization (WHO) World Health Day: ‘From farm to plate, make food safe’. It reveals the key contaminants and bacteria responsible, as well as how to tackle the issue across the food value chain.
Food testing can ensure food and drinking water are clean and safe for consumers. Visit SGS’s Agriculture & Food pages to find out more.