Africa Food Safety & Quality Summit

Africa Food Safety & Quality Summit is Africa’s premier food  safety, regulatory, policy, quality and laboratory management conference and exhibition. The industry focused Summit brings together regional and global experts and stakeholders to discover the […]

Pick n Pay joins global food waste initiative calling upon its suppliers to join the movement

SOUTH AFRICA – Pick n Pay has joined the global food waste initiative and asked 20 of its biggest suppliers to join the movement. The project is backed by 10 of the world’s largest food […]

DPL Festive rejects claims of allegedly using harmful preservatives in its bread products

KENYA – DPL Festive, one of the leading bakeries in Kenya, has refuted claims of using impermissible preservatives in its flagship product under the brand ‘Festive Bread’ to extend the shelf-life of the product. This […]

Food safety solutions supplier Neogen launches first rapid test for ergot alkaloids

UK – Multinational food safety test kits supplier, Neogen Corporation has developed a quick and simple lateral flow test for ergot alkaloids – natural toxins produced by a fungus that commonly infects rye and wheat. […]

Liberia, Ghana sign Technical Corporation Pack for certification and testing of fish for EU export market

LIBERIA – The government of Liberia through the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) and the Ministry of Commerce have signed a Technical Cooperation pack with the Ghana Standard Authority as a temporary arrangement for […]

AfDB launches agriculture and food security joint Thematic Working Group in Ivory Coast

IVORY COAST – The African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) under the auspices of the Joint Secretariat Support Office (JSSO), […]

Rwanda, Uganda ban seven suspended Kenyan peanut butter brands

EAST AFRICA – In the wake of suspension of seven peanut butter brands from the Kenyan market by Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) on 4th November 2019, the Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) and […]