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We are all about compliance, bringing you the solutions to your pressing problems. From food safety, to occupational health and safety, environmental management, corporate social responsibility, risk management and corporate governance - we cover it all. We want to help you do the right things the right way, so we are offering you the opportunity to read industry articles, find service providers in our supplier directory, check out industry events, share your knowledge in our forums or hunt down the latest legislation. You will find practical solutions to your issues right here.

Food Safety

Relevant information to help you comply with your consumers' right to safe food...



Ensuring your product lives up to expectations and your service levels meet ...



Discover how to minimise the impact of business activities on the environment ...


Occupational Health and Safety

Health and safety is a legal requirement and serves to protect your employees...


Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR will not only benefit the community but will ensure greener business ...


Risk and Governance

Balance the interests of shareholders, management, customers, suppliers, ...


Featured Articles

Safety Maturity: 3 Crucial Elements of Best-in-Class Safety - Part 4

By EHS Today on 18 July 2017

It's important for manufacturers to have a solid understanding of their safety technologies and techniques. Companies can do this by determining which of the following categories they best fit into, in part 4 of this article series....

Time bombs: Carriers, shippers do little to protect perishables

By Food Safety News on 17 July 2017

Described by a top Walmart executive as a mega trend that is redefining food safety, home delivery of perishable foods is a mega disaster in the making if businesses don’t step up and do the right thing....

What are you doing with your 67 minutes?

By Bridget Day on 14 July 2017

On the 18th July we celebrate Nelson Mandela Day – which is one of the most wonderful days of to year to be a South African. It is a time when we all unite together with one cause, and celebrate the legacy of Tata Madiba with actions not just words. ...

APS inspections– now a reality, whether we like it or not!

By Linda Jackson on 12 July 2017

Late last year the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) announced the designation of the first two assignees for local and import inspections pertaining to fresh produce, grain and its related products. According to DAFF... ...

Safety Maturity: 3 Crucial Elements of Best-in-Class Safety - Part 3

By EHS Today on 10 July 2017

In part 3 of this article we look at one of the significant challenges for manufacturers - determining how to bridge the disconnect between engineering and EHS. Often, the larger the company, the larger the gulf is between these two groups. ...

Raw Materials: Selection, Specifications, Certificate of Analysis Part 2

By Quality Assurance & Food Safety Mag on 07 July 2017

Raw materials (ingredients, processing aids, and packaging materials) are the foundation of finished food products. As such, they must meet regulatory requirements (safe and legal for your intended use) and your specifications (contribute to the functionality and quality of your ...

ISO 9001 or FSSC 22000-Q ?

Do you have a fully functional ISO 9001 system in place to manage quality, and have no plans on changing that. Or are you considering dropping your ISO 9001 certification in favour of FSSC 22000-Q?


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Upcoming Events

CRC Pack-house Event

Date: 2017-07-26 - 2017-07-26
Where: Hoedspruit

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APS Inspection Workshop 29 AUG

Date: 2017-08-29 - 2017-08-29
Where: Johannesburg

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SAAFoST 22nd Biennial International Congress and Exhibition

Date: 2017-09-03 - 2017-09-06
Where: Cape Town Western Cape South Africa

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Water Research Commission Symposium 2017

Date: 2017-09-18 - 2017-09-20
Where: Boksburg

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18th Global Summit on Food & Beverages

Date: 2017-10-02 - 2017-10-04
Where: Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Anuga Trade Fair

Date: 2017-10-07 - 2017-10-11
Where: Cologne, Germany

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SIAL Middle East

Date: 2017-12-12 - 2017-12-14
Where: Abu Dhabi, UAE

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