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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 market hub, 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...

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Quality

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

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Environment

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

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Occupational Health and Safety

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

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Corporate Social Responsibility

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

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Risk and Governance

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

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Featured Articles

Enforcement of the Agricultural Product Standards Act

By Linda Jackson on 17 May 2017

So how do you know the grade of the apple you are munching on? Or the steak you enjoyed last night? Did you pay a fair price for the quality of the product you were sold? Well, that’s how the Agricultural Product standards Act protects you as a consumer. ...

Food security: how Fairtrade helps level the playing field for small producers

By The Conversation on 26 May 2017

Paradoxically, of the one billion people classified as food insecure by the United Nations, about 500 million are smallholder farmers in developing economies. Some of these producers are exporting luxuries such as coffee, cocoa, exotic fruits and sugar for consumers in developed ...

Exploring Quality Control and Quality Assurance

By ISO Update on 25 May 2017

Quality Control and Quality Assurance are both aspects of an organization’s quality management system (QMS), and even though they are closely related concepts, they are different in many ways. Understanding their differences is fundamental for any organization to effectively mana...

Is Your Sanitation Program Starting on the Right Foot?

By Food Quality & Safety on 17 May 2017

Cross-contamination can occur at any point in the food production process, making it imperative for processing facilities to be proactive in preventing pathogens from entering and spreading throughout the facility. Often overlooked, cross-contamination from footwear can come from...

The Cost of Pollution: 1.7 Million Children Dead Each Year

By EHS Today on 26 May 2017

Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, secondhand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children under age 5, say two new reports from the World Health Organization (WHO)...

The do’s and don’ts of food plant personal hygiene practices

By Food Safety Magazine on 26 May 2017

Good personal hygiene policies and practices are the foundation for successful food safety and quality assurance in all food manufacturing facilities. Plant personnel are among the most significant reservoirs and vectors of microorganisms, chemical residues and foreign materials ...

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Value Added Agriculture Expo | East Africa

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2nd International Conference on Plant Physiology & Pathology

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Africa Agribusiness Conference 2017

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African Marine Waste Conference

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