May 28, 2024 | Johannesburg

Fresh Solutions Bryanston

Food Safety

08h30 – 12h30 (SAST)
Bryanston Country Club

Fresh Solutions Events are held three times a year at different venues across South Africa. These are smaller IFPA events, which are limited to 60 people and are free for members. Fresh Solutions offers a chance to gain insights, share knowledge, and expand professional networks. From 09h30 to 13h30, delegates will engage in thought-provoking discussions and presentations that address pertinent challenges and emerging trends within the industry, followed by lunch.

Sponsorships are available for each event. Please contact Jennifer Booth at for more information.

We look forward to welcoming you at our next Fresh Solutions event!


Don Mac Farlane
Packaging Senior
Woolworths South Africa

Suenita MacKay
Food Safety Manager
MiChem Dynamics

What is Food Safety?

Food safety in agriculture refers to the practices, protocols, and regulations implemented to ensure that produce grown on farms is safe for consumption. It involves every stage of the agricultural process, from planting and harvesting to processing and distribution.

Ensuring food safety is crucial for several reasons:

  1. It protects consumers from the risk of foodborne illnesses caused by harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites, or chemical contaminants present in food. These illnesses can range from mild discomfort to severe health complications and, in extreme cases, can even be fatal.
  2. Food safety promotes public health and well-being, as safe food contributes to overall health. It also helps maintain consumer confidence in the food supply chain, which is essential for the stability and sustainability of agricultural industries.

Why it is important to know about food safety?

Learning about food safety is vital for everyone involved in food production. Proper education and training enable individuals to understand potential hazards, implement preventive measures, and comply with food safety standards and regulations. By staying informed about food safety practices, individuals can minimise risks and contribute to a safer and healthier food supply for everyone.

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Lunch Sponsor

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