Introduction

Food is a shared responsibility between consumers, food businesses, farmers, and public agencies, therefore governments cannot act alone to ensure it. The consequences of unsafe food and foodborne illness are caused by unsafe productivity. They affect socioeconomic development, drain the healthcare systems, and hinder economic growth as well as and regional trade.

The agri-food systems are described by the following characteristics. There are many present and lack of understanding, as well as lack of evidence on the costs of these Food Safety hazards. Moreover, there are a variety of smallholders, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as foods. Furthermore, the formal, informal, domestic and markets are growing rapidly and there are physical infrastructure challenges. Lastly, the governance systems are complex, underfunded yet reforming. Nevertheless, the need for Food Safety is becoming more important, and the African Union is working intensely towards harmonisation and improving Food Safety on the continent.

Presentation

We are a Food Tech firm in Food Safety Compliance. Experts in setting up and maintaining Food Safety Systems for companies in the Food Supply Chain. We are dedicated to breaking down the barriers for Transparency and Trust in the Global Food Supply Chain.
In our Partnership Program we would like to work together with (Non)Governmental Organizations, Universities, Multinationals and Food companies.

iMIS Food Global is a fully equipped Food Safety platform for developing countries. Unique is the installation of an iMIS Food server at the Food company, for online and offline availability.
The online (no travel costs) iMIS Food implementation process includes 6 to 10 days of support and has a lead time of 3 months.


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Food Safety news 6-2022

Current situation Food Safety in Africa

Food Safety status in African countries

Food safety is linked either directly or indirectly to the fulfilment of the SDGs, to ending hunger and poverty, promoting good health and well-being.
iMIS Food server FOGA

FOGA Organic Gum implementing iMIS Food Global

FOGA Organic Gum from Sudan started the implementation of iMIS Food Global. The iMIS Food server in Rotterdam is set up for FSSC22000 certification.

Food Safety Compliance and Systems Thinking methodology

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