Congratulations to Dr Janetta Harbon

Dr Janetta Harbon, University of Cape Town received the Malaspina International Scholar Award for 2016. The prize, named after ILSI’s founder Dr Alex Malaspina, recognizes scholars from around the globe. Dr Harbon was recognized for her outstanding work as Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town’s Division of Human Nutrition, Department of Biology. CCV-0215

From left to right are Dr Lucia Anelich, Executive and Scientific Director ILSI South Africa; Dr Alex Malaspina, founder of ILSI; Dr Janetta Harbon, awardee from South Africa; and Ms Sibongile Chiumya, Chair of the ILSI South Africa Board of Trustees

FAO – ILSI South Africa Training A Success

ILSI South Africa Executive and Scientific Director Lucia Anelich discusses the importance of regional food safety on Namibian television. The spot was part of media coverage of the highly successful joint FAO – ILSI South Africa hands-on workshop on microbiological risk assessment for risk managers held in Windhoek, Namibia in June 2015. The continued occurrence of foodborne illness is not evidence of the failure of our food safety system. In fact, many of our prevention and control efforts have been to a reasonable extent, effective. Despite great strides in the area of microbiological f
View the clip: Namibian Broadcasting Corporation
Read the FAO news release: FAO News

News from Africa

The ILSI – University of Ghana Food Safety and Nutrition Training Centre newsletter provide updates on food safety issues throughout the continent.

The latest edition is available here: December 2015