Food safety studies in Ethiopia reveal that unlocking consumer demand for safe food is critical to stopping the millions of deaths and illnesses from foodborne pathogens across the continent...
Arie Havelaar and Ashagrie Zewdu Woldegiorgis 10 Jun 2019
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has banned livestock imports and their products from Lesotho into South Africa, following a report of a susceptible anthrax outbreak.
30 May 2019
Nestlé has launched a Research and Development (R&D) innovation challenge in sub-Saharan Africa to provide a platform for startups and universities to contribute to local sustainable growth...
28 May 2019
Greater international cooperation is needed to prevent unsafe food from causing ill health and hampering progress towards sustainable development...
18 Feb 2019
IBM has revealed the five significant changes driven by innovation in science and technology that will transform every stage of the food supply chain within the next five years...
14 Feb 2019
European retail giant Carrefour has joined other participants involved in building the IBM Food Trust blockchain network...
11 Oct 2018
Grocery stores have been given the green light to once again stock processed meat on shelves and pack them in lunch boxes...
4 Sep 2018
One of the most common practices for the control of salmonella in feed products was the use of formaldehyde as a feed additive. However, the EU Commission has recently voted to ban the use of formaldehyde for this purpose (EU 2018/183)...
25 Jul 2018
The media is a key platform for dissemination of information around medications on the continent in Africa, where virtual spaza shops for drugs proliferate...
Nomfundo Dlamini 8 Mar 2018
Food microbiologist and food safety specialist Professor Lucia Anelich of Anelich Consulting is hosting a website to address public concerns about the recent Listeriosis outbreak...
7 Mar 2018
It can take up to three months or even more for food to travel from the farm to table. “The longer this supply chain, the less control you have over the product and the harder it is to maintain quality and safety.”
19 Sep 2017
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
9 Jan 2014
Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.
Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011
Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.
Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011
The UK Supreme Court has ruled that a person who is exposed to even tiny amounts of asbestos and who then contracts mesothelioma has a claim for compensation from the company or persons responsible for the exposure.
15 Mar 2011
SHANGHAI, CHINA: Spitting is a national habit in China. The Public Health Bureau Of Shanghai wanted an anti-spitting public awareness campaign to target migrant workers in an attempt to squash the habit.
12 Oct 2010
World-class health and wellness facilities now on offer for South Africans who frequently visit the country.
7 Oct 2010
LONDON, UK / WASHINGTON, DC: Banned or restricted in more than 50 countries, white asbestos continues to be widely used in China, India, Russia and Brazil, and many developing nations, according to Dangers in the Dust, a joint report by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and the BBC's International News Services.
22 Jul 2010
The veterinary import permits for venison, beef, mutton and goat meat not slaughtered at South African approved abattoirs have been cancelled following the outbreak of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in Namibia.
18 May 2010
The Botswana authorities have become the latest of a number of governments around the world to recall Chinese-made dairy products, following the melamine scare.
14 Oct 2008