World Food Day 2021

World Food Day is organized every year on October 16 to bring awareness to how our changing planet affects food production and distribution. In support of this year's theme "Our actions are our future- Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life", Elsevier presents a collection of over 70 pieces of curated and freely available books and journal content.


Food Fraud, A Global Threat With Public Health and Economic Consequences, 2021, Pages 23-43

This book chapter addresses SDGs 3 and 10 by explaining US and EU regulatory requirements, Global Food Safety Initiative requirements, and reviews food fraud vulnerabiility.

Foodborne Infections and Intoxications (Fifth Edition), 2021, Pages 523-544

This book chapter addresses SDG 3 and 12 by explaining the complexity of the food industry in North America and that food employees have a responsibility to use proper food handling practices.

Food and Society, 2020, Pages 247-255

Environmentalism and sustainability are two buzzwords that have come to represent an awakening of the people's collective conscience over the last two decades or so. Pedantically, the two words have slightly different meanings, yet there is sufficient overlap that they are commonly used interchangeably.


Green Food Processing Techniques: Preservation, Transformation and Extraction, 2019, Pages 1-21

Advancing SDGs 3, 9 and 12, this chapter gives an overview of green food processing concepts, strategies and tools.

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, 2e, 2020, pages 177-179

This chapter advances SDGs 2, 3 and 11 by providing an overview of global food insecurity and the proposed avenues to address it.

Climate Change and Food Security with Emphasis on Wheat, 2020, Pages 1-29

As climate impacts farming, so does farming impact climate change. Identifying best-practices that optimise food security while protecting the environment is a key to sustainable food security. This chapter contributes to SDGs 2, 3 and 12.