b'Educating the public As part of risk communication, a series of regular articles Consumers have an important role to play in ensuringand infographics were published on SFAs website and food safety, as they have direct control over the food theysocial media platforms to educate consumers on common buy, handle, prepare, and consume. In addition, consumersfood hazards, as well as SFAs inspection and enforcement should equip themselves with knowledge of food safetyefforts.Tobuildpublicawarenessforantimicrobial risks and good food safety practices.resistance awareness (AMR), SFA developed an animation video about reducing the occurrence of AMR in food.In FY 2019, SFA conducted 15 food safety talks in schools, andbroughtpre-schoolersonsixlearningjourneystoUnderstanding consumers views on food safetysupermarkets.Inconjunctionwith WorldFoodSafetyA food safety survey was initiated in December 2019 Day,wecollaboratedwithtwopre-schoolcentrestoby SFA to gain insights into consumers knowledge and teach these children to protect their own well-being byattitudestowardsfoodsafety,foodrecalls,foodlabels, observing food safety tips. At the APSN Katong Schoolsand advertising claims. The survey would also study the LearningFestival,weengagedwithover200primaryfactors influencing consumers decision in dining out. The and secondary school students to impart knowledge offindings would be used to guide our development and safe food practices through games and Oscar, our foodformulation of regulatory policies, and form, the baseline safety mascot.for the development of our public education content on In view of the festive season between October and Marchfood safety.where gastroenteritis incidents may increase, we issued advisoriestoremindfoodoperatorsandconsumers tobevigilantandpractisegoodfood,personaland environmental hygiene. Consumers were advised to make informed choices when choosing the food establishment to patronise or engage, by finding out the establishments track records on SFAs website. SINGAPORE FOOD AGENCYANNUAL REPORT 2019/20 51'