Food Focus Newsletter - Issue 12

By: Food Focus on 05 June 2020

Food Focus Newsletter - Issue 12


We have more news than we have space to share in this week's edition of our newsletter. The 7th of June is World Food Safety Day and we have had a week chock full of food safety  webinars, articles and conversations. We hope you enjoy this week's roundup!
A Week of Webinars!
Leading up to the 7th of June, authorities, industry associations & stakeholders have collaborated to create awareness and share knowledge on this topic.
Ensure it's Safe
Governments must ensure safe and nutritious food for all

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Grow it Safe
The Role of Primary Producers in food safety

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Keep it Safe
Business Operators must make sure all food is safe

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Team up for Safety
Working together to build a food safety culture

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Eat it Safe
Food Safety in the Restaurant Industry

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10 JUNE 2020
World Food Safety Day - Food safety is a team effort.
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Webinars you might have Missed

How to tackle digital transformation in your food business
With the COVID 19 pandemic ongoing and many industries still in lockdown, many of us have explored the digital options in an attempt to continue with business, but for true digital transformation...
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Latest Articles
A range of relevant content from subject matter experts.
    Food safety basics during COVID 19 – Handwashing 101
International guidance is consistent that there is currently no evidence that the SARS CoV2 virus is spread via food. International guidance is also consistent that hand washing is key to preventing the spread of the virus...
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As we celebrate World Environment Day on 5 June, it seems fitting to look at the
10 Best Environmental Management Practices for the Food Industry
This report describes best practices (called best environmental management practices, BEMPs) that can provide food and beverage manufacturers with inspiration and practical guidance on how to improve their environmental performance...
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The Latest Edition of Food & Beverage Reporter
Here are just some of the features include...

Food Safety Management Systems & Covid

Alarm over proposed changes to Meat Safety Act

World Food Safety Day 2020 Programme

Insect Farming could help give the earth a break

Branding & Searing systems

Alcohol ban has major supply chain consequences

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COVID-19 Risk Assessment Audits and Consulting
Requirements starting from Level 4 Lockdown have indicated that businesses are required to perform a risk assessment for the spread of COVID-19 to ensure that such risk is minimised.
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Press Releases
PMA Hires new country manager for South Africa
Tomra Food starts working with the renderers of pet food ingredients
COVID-19 Pandemic Related to the concept of Force Majeure (Act of God) by Hanno Bekker
This is just the tip of the ice berg, take a look at the rest of our gallery. Bringing you the latest industry press releases

Missed our Monday Motivations?
If you've missed the last two weeks of Monday Motivations, here's your chance to binge watch
 Food Focus as they chat to some university students for some Monday Motivation!
Central University of Technology (CUT)

University of Pretoria - Food science

New to our Supplier Directory
A warm welcome to these businesses that have recently signed up 
Looking for something specific? Browse our Directory here...
NICD Guidance
Physical distancing is a way to limit close and frequent contact between people to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
The NICD shares practical tips on physical distancing
And last but not least...
We really value all the hard work that you do in making our food, and we would like to brag about it to the industry... so send us your team photo!
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