Food Manufacturing, Food Safety training and HACCP training provides skills for management in food safety and which is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.
Food Manufacturing, Safety and HACCP Training Courses by Region
The recent rise in fatalities caused by food born illnesses have alerted many to the importance of food safety and emphasised the crucial role that management play in implementing effective food safety systems that properly test and review laboratory results to ensure that food is safe.
As one of the largest industries in the country, food manufacturing is a competitive environment, with understandably high health and safety standards. As food handlers, there are basics you need to cover - such as HACCP certification - in order to keep up the pace with South Africa?s best food and beverage manufacturers and vendors.
Development of the BRC Food Safety Standards began in 1996 and since then the standard has been revised a number of times. The latest revision has seen some significant changes and companies which are already certified, will need to gear their existing systems to ensure that all the requirements have been met. Haccp also available.
Food security in South Africa is a major concern and initiatives such as the
Limani project have been designed to address this issue while incorporating
climate change adaptation and environmental education
The bulk of the population?s food needs are sourced locally from raw materials which means that South Africa?s food and beverage sector offers many opportunities to aspiring entrepreneurs and those who were willing to learn the ropes.
Global food scarcity concerns have made South Africa?s food and beverage
(FandB) sector a vital area for increased activity in mergers and acquisitions
(MandA), writes Alastair Cross, owner of Cross Skills Development.
Swift Micro Laboratories will receive access to state-of-the-art research,
methodologies and services through its new partnership with Merieux NutriSciences, a
global leader in food safety, quality and nutrition.
As consumers make more informed choices about the foods they consume business must navigate the food saftey regulations minefield, using platforms such as the SANS 10049 standard workshop hosted by Entecom to gain perspective.
This course. presents the perfect opportunity for all experienced Food Safety professionals and independent consultants wishing to perform second or third party food safety management system audits according to the requirements of ISO 19011:2002.
President Jacob Zuma is keen to change the way government works with the farming industry, saying the partnership needs to be "more action driven.' Speaking after a meeting with AgriSA - a key body in the farming industry - Zuma said government?s focus was on food security, affordability and sustainable land reform while working with all agricultural groupings for a better future.
In light of the increasing levels of malnutrition coupled with food insecurity and high food prices, a standard for processed cereal-based foods for malnourished infants and young children has been proposed.
Health Minister Barbara Hogan welcomed the proposal by CODEX for new work to develop this standard at the opening of the 30th Session of the CODEX Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has appealed for funding to close a $500 million to close the gap caused by a global spike in food and fuel prices.
The agency is currently feeding 73 million people who are caught up in crises around the world.