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South Africa’s Witwatersrand University will host week of World Food Safety Day events


The University of the Witwatersrand will be hosting food safety awareness week as part of the World Food Safety Day commemoration this year.

The celebration will be undertaken for a period of five days, starting from 5 June 2023 and running to 9 June 2023. Activities will include food safety information stalls to be stationed around campus, where food safety quizzes and information sessions will be held with students and staff. On 9 June 2023, the University will be hosting World Food Safety Day Conference, targeting university retailers, staff and students, with speakers from various sectors.

The objective of the campaign is to raise awareness on food safety, the importance of food standards and enhancing collaboration towards ensuring food safety compliance.

The events are all in-person. The conference will take place at the Professional Development Hub (PDH) Atrium, Gate 6, 92 Empire Road, Gauteng, South Africa, 2193