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Not in front of the kids

Food companies and restaurants will no longer be able to advertise unhealthy food to children if proposed legislation is passed.

17 Jul 2014 07:31

Contaminated dog food recalled

Foodcorp has recalled several of its dog food brands after testing revealed the presence of a maize toxin contamination.

17 Jul 2014 06:29

Consumers' responsibility to food safety

Consumers need to ensure the safe transport, handling and preparation of the food they buy, to extract its full nutritional value, avoid unnecessary health risks and complete the safe journey that responsible retailers have begun.

By Leanne Tee 5 Jun 2014 10:46

If they bug you, eat 'em

Troubles with insects? Eat 'em. That's what today's trendy, fun-loving set are into. Come and see for yourself at Cape Town's Good Food and Wine Show at the CTICC on 31 May.

Issued by Rentokil Initial 22 May 2014 10:15

Initial wins second European design award

Initial Hygiene, a leading provider of hygiene services to commercial businesses, has announced that its new Signature range of bathroom products won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award for product design excellence in March 2014.

Issued by Rentokil Initial 14 Apr 2014 15:48

Bagless vacuum cleaner tackles allergens

Allergic disorders specifically of the nose are very common in Southern Africa and affect about two out of every ten people according to the Allergy Society of South Africa. But with good technology, tackling household allergens needn't be an impossible task.

11 Apr 2014 10:25

The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014 14:00

Rentokil offers expert advice on how to get rid of ants

Pest control expert Rentokil deals with requests for ant control on a daily basis and offers some handy advice on how to get rid of ants and keep them from invading your premises.

Issued by Rentokil Initial 18 Mar 2014 12:59

Dangerous coffee

Understanding consumer rights is becoming an integral part of conducting business in South Africa. With an increased emphasis on potential harm to consumers by goods and services, suppliers around the world must become conscious of their obligations in law in various jurisdictions including South Africa.

By Neil Kirby 24 Feb 2014 10:08

Staying healthy at your desk

The health risks associated with office work have been well documented in recent years.

By Alexa Garthwaite 20 Feb 2014 05:53

Two new pocket guides for food handlers

The Pocket Guide to Food Safety for Food Handlers in Packhouses and the Pocket Guide to Food Safety for Supervisors in Packhouses have been published by food safety specialist Graham Ries, adding to his series of handbooks for supervisors, managers and workers in the food and hospitality industry.

17 Feb 2014 10:21

Far-reaching effects for companies in GMO supply chain

One of the purposes of the Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008 (CPA), is to "promote and advance the social and economic welfare of consumers" by "improving consumer awareness and information, and encouraging responsible and informed consumer choice and behaviour".

By Justine Krige 14 Feb 2014 14:35

Chemical threat may make for an unsafe pair of hands

Antibacterial soap and hand wash are everyday hygiene products to which most consumers do not give a second thought.

22 Jan 2014 17:10

Cannes Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration

CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.

15 Jan 2014 11:21

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