Feb 16

NMISA is proud to be hosting the Africa Food Safety Workshop to be held 4-8 June 2018 at Menlyn Maine, Pretoria.


We have 120 confirmed delegates expected from across the African continent, making this the ideal platform to establish networks within the food safety testing industry. We are anticipating an additional 100 delegates from within South Africa.

Confirmed International Speakers include:


  1. Prof. Dr Rudolf Krska , IFA Tulln, Austria
  2. Prof Gordon Shephard , Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), South Africa
  3. Prof Sarah De Saegar , University of Gent, Belgium
  4. Dr Michelangelo Pascale , ISPA, National Research Council, Italy
  5. Prof. Dr. Michael Rychlik , Technical University of Munich, Germany
  6. Dr Anne Bridges , American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC, Intnl), USA
  7. Dr Melissa Phillips, Chemical Sciences Division, National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), USA
  8. Dr Ralf Josephs , Chemistry Department, BIPM, France
  9. Dr. Gerd Schatzmayr , Biomin Research Centre, Austria (BIOMIN sponsored)
  10. Dr Steve Wise, National Institute for Health, USA
  11. Dr Owen Fraser, Nestle, Switzerland

 Pesticide and veterinary drug residues:

  1. Dr Bryn Shurmer (Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Government of Canada)
  2. Prof Bruno Lebizec (LABERCA, Nantes, France)
  3. Dr Michael D Apley (Kansas State University, USA)

 Food controls for residues testing:

  1. Dr Kelly Mccormick (USFDA, USA)
  2. Mrs Maureen P Mutasa - SADC Accreditation Service (SADCAS)
  3. Dr Bryn Shurmer (Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Government of Canada)
  4. Jason Sandahl (USDA, USA)​

 Microbiology, food safety and authenticity:

  1.  Dr Michele Suman (Food Safety & Authenticity Research Manager - Barilla Advanced Laboratory Research, Italy)
  2. Dr Ian Goodall – Technical Manager, Scotch Whisky Research Institute (UK)
  3. Dr Vahid Mojtahed – FERA (UK)
  4. Prof Lucia Anelich (SAAFoST, South A frica)
  5. The Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa
  6. Dr Michael Doyle (University of Georgia, USA)
  7. Delille Wessels (ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, RSA)
  8. Mr Jompie Burger (Dairy Standards Agency, RSA)

 We would greatly appreciate your support at this event – and believe it to be mutually beneficial, in the interests of food safety across the continent.

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