Unclean food

Other Names:
Lack of food hygiene
Unsafe food

Food safety habits are usually at fault with outbreaks of foodborne diseases. Food hygiene practices are often hampered by ingrained traditions and ignorance, as well as by economic limitations.


Eating food that makes you sick isn't just an inconvenience; it has become a serious public health problem and is growing.


Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Date of last update
21.05.2019 – 18:05 CEST