The Barcelona Public Health Agency and the Department of Commerce have launched a communication campaign to promote food safety. It is aimed at everyone operating establishments in the city that sell food products, including food retail establishments and restaurants.
Under the slogan, “With food, safety is health”, the initiative takes the form of five information videos, the aim of which is to improve knowledge and promote a culture of food safety through information, education and awareness.
The main aim is to improve knowledge and promote a culture of food safety through information, education and awareness. Professionals in the food sector play a key role in helping to ensure the best health and safety conditions for the food products they sell or serve in the city’s food establishments.
The campaign takes the form of music videos, with subtitles in Catalan, Spanish, English, Chinese and Urdu and they provide information on the sanitary conditions needed to work safely. A series entitled “The Food Safety Series” has been produced with the participation of professionals from restaurant and food retail establishments in Barcelona.
The videos provide information on the hygiene and safety conditions that need to be adopted by people working in these establishments and premises:
- Sanitary conditions of structures and equipment.
- Cleaning and hygiene standards for installations, equipment and staff.
- Hygienic food handling practices.
- Managing self-monitoring food safety systems.