Egypt ranks 5th worldwide in tomato production: FAO

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Egypt ranks 5th worldwide in tomato production: FAO

Egypt ranks 5th worldwide in tomato production: FAO

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Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 12:23 GMT

Tomatoes - cc via wikimediacommons

Tomatoes - cc via wikimediacommons

CAIRO - 13 June 2022: The official account of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced on Twitter: that Egypt comes in fifth in tomato production, after China, India, Turkey and the United States of America. 
 
In the later ranks come: Italy, Iran, Spain, Mexico and Brazil.
 
Dr. Mohamed Anwar, a member of the Food Industry Chamber of the Federation of Industries, said that a food safety conference was held with the participation of the private sector and the Federation of Industries.
 
This event was co-organized by the World Health Organization and FAO, and that the day 7 June was chosen to be the World Food Safety Day. 
 
Anwar added in statements to a TV program aired on Al-Hadath channel, that what they are doing is part of social responsibility, and that everyone work in order to provide a healthy environment for food safety in Egypt.
 
June 7 of each year marks the World Food Safety Day, which aims to educate all people about the need to take some steps to maintain food safety and not to be poisoned.

source: egypttoday.

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