Entries by sfoodfee

MYCOTOXIN SCARE—-MOLDCID TO THE RESCUE ?????

Moldcid, an intervention by a German company is reported to be able to prevent mould growth on crops in store. It has as ia component , propionic acid, which is common preservative that is GRAS and constitute no danger to human health. The acid comes as a salt and so has no corrosive ability For […]

Celebrating our star member—-Funmilola Asani

The Safe Food and Feed Foundation celebrates our star member Miss Funmilola Asani. As a young lawyer, she display a strong passion for volunteering and in a short time , made herself visible in the Foundation. She was a strategic player and organizer who made it possible for the ‘Train the Trainers’ workshop held early […]

Strategies for fighting aflatoxin—-

An award winning writer,Charles W. Schmidt, discussed the latest biological control measure aimed at fighting toxigenic strains of Aspergillus flavus, that produces aflatoxn. He discussed the collaboration between Dr Cotty and Dr Bandyophadyay For more , visit https://en.engormix.com/mycotoxins/articles/breaking-mold-new-strategies-t42751.htm?utm_source=campaign&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=0-0-0 DF 2018

NIGERIAN NATIONAL FOOD SAFETY POLICY–HOW FAR ON IMPLEMENTATION ???

In 2014 there was a National Food Safety policy published by the Federal Ministry of Health. The document highlighted the risk associated with unwholesome food consumption and designed a road map for intervention. Nigerians were then reminded that ‘governments need to give food safety just as much attention as they devote to quality and safety […]

SFFF MARKS 2018 DAY AGAINST EXTREME POVERTY

On Thursday 18 October, 2018 the Safe Food and Feed Foundation held a Train the Trainers workshop. It was to mark the International Day against Extreme Poverty, which was a day earlier, Oct 17. The consumption of unwholesome food is a form of malnutrition, which is an emblem of poverty The one-hour event featured a […]

GHANA KEYS INTO AFLASAFE PROJECT WITH GH 02

Aflatoxin in food is a 44-year-old problem in Ghana. Aflatoxin is furtive – a hidden and silent killer. Aflasafe GH02 reduces aflatoxin by up to 100%. Aflasafe unveiled! Showing off packs of Aflasafe GH02 at its launch in Accra, Ghana are (left to right, above): Dr Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology) and Research Leader […]

EU risks being left behind after GMO ruling–Opinion

A recent ruling in a respected Eu court has said that gene-edited crops fall under the same tough laws as GMOs. While good news for opponents of such products, it’s a setback for genetic research on the continent, says DW’s Fabian Schmidt. Research and promotion of GM crops and organisms has been engulfed in controversies […]