The street foods play an important socioeconomic role in meeting food and nutritional requirements of city consumers at affordable prices to the lower and middle income people. The Moscow Urban Forum was an international event for experts, investors, and potential partners interested in the development of Moscow and held on December 5-7, 2013. This paper has been prepared by the International Labour Office as a basis for discussions at the Global Dialogue Forum on new developments and challenges in the hospitality and tourism sector and their impact on employment, human resources development and industrial relations.
The number of food poisoning notifications rose steadily worldwide since the inception of E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in the 1980s to date.
Review Article Food Safety Challenges towards Safe, Healthy, and Nutritious Street Foods in Bangladesh Md.Khairuzzaman, 1 FatemaMoniChowdhury, 2 SharminZaman, 1 ArafatAlMamun, 1 andMd.LatifulBari 1 Center for Advanced Research in Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka , … They trade illegally due to lack of recognition and licenses. There is substantial increase in the number of street vendors in the major cities around the world, especially in the developing countries of Asia, Latin America and Africa. Overall, street vendors and informal traders have been noted to be perhaps the most regulated and least protected.
Durban is credited as being the first city in South Africa to develop a policy for street traders.
The informal sector is a versatile and dynamic sector which includes a variety of economic activities. The Megacity of Jakarta: Problems, Challenges and Planning Efforts In September 2013, I received an invitation from the Moscow Urban Forum to submit an article on Jakarta. Food safety has been the subject of research , and some have promoted it to the level of a national security issue .Street food is a weak link in food safety supervision .Street food is defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) as “ready-to-eat foods and beverages sold and prepared by vendors or hawkers in streets or other public places” . In this essay, the term street vendor includes stationary as well as mobile vendors and it incorporates all other local/region specific terms used to describe them. Although the street food sector plays an important role in urban food security, state-led food security measures in India have failed to provide a role for poor urban street food vendors to engage in the distribution and consumption of healthy foods.