SAAFoST Northern Branch Lecture Evening

Retailers - Single Food Safety Audit

Global Market Capacity Building Program: Global Food Safety Initiative

Presenter: Ronél Burger - CGCSA Food Safety Initiative

RONÉL BURGER
Head of Food Safety Initiative of Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA)

Ronél is the Head of Food Safety Initiative of the CGCSA, as of 1 May 2011.She has been the Manager of the Central Business Unit Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager of Danone Southern Africa. Her corporate experience includes management of all food safety, quality and animal welfare assurance requirements, from product design to finished product, ensuring compliance to national and international requirements.

Previous responsibilities included planning, implementation and alignment of a Total Integrated Management System from farm to fork at Rainbow Chicken Farms, to drive sustainability, manage risks, drive continuous improvement, ensure productivity and gain commercial benefits.

RonÚl has front end experience with suppliers, retail customers, wholesale customers, quick service restaurants customers and co-packers. She influenced the food industry by partnering and collaborating with relevant food safety industry bodies, regulatory and government organizations. She supports self regulatory initiatives combined with various national guidelines and strongly believes that she is "the eye of the consumer".
RonÚl has extensive experience and in her earlier career years she also worked for Murex Biotech South Africa (ABBOTT);

Sasol Polymers, Vinyl's Division, Compound Business; National Brands, Biscuit Division; National Sorghum Brewery;
Dr's Du Buisson and Partners. Her roles evolved from being a Medical Technologist, Quality Assuror and Food Safety Specialist.

Date

Tuesday, 28 August 2012.

Venue

Auditorium, 3M Woodmead.
Directions - see below.

Programme

17:30 for 18:00: Arrival & drinks
18:00 to 19:00: Welcome, presentation, questions
19:00 onwards: Dinner

Cost

R60 per person for dinner. Full time students R30-00.
Attendance of lecture only is free but booking is essential.

Booking Procedure

Please book by clicking or going to the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BV5WGNZ

Deadline for bookings: Monday 27 August 2012

Payment method: Cash only, on the day please.

Cancellation

If you cannot make it, please cancel by Monday 27 August 2012 or, preferably, send someone in your place. Anyone who indicated that they would join us for dinner does not attend will regrettably have to be invoiced.

For any enquiries: Silnia Badenhorst 0117970182, sbadenh@massmart.co.za

Directions

Address:

3M South Africa (Pty) Limited
146a Kelvin Drive, Woodmead

Directions:

From Johannesburg International Airport

  • Take R24 highway to Johannesburg
  • At Gilloolys interchange take N3 to Pretoria
  • Take N1 North - keep left
  • Take the Woodmead offramp
  • Turn right - you will cross over highway into Woodmead Drive (Makro and Pro-Shop on your right-hand side)
  • Turn left at first set of traffic lights into Woodlands Drive
  • At the bottom of Woodlands Drive turn left into Kelvin Drive
  • 3M South Africa is the first building in Kelvin Drive on your left-hand side
From Sandton (Katherine Street)
  • Follow Katherine Street towards Wendywood
  • Katherine Street becomes Bowling Avenue as you cross over South Road
  • Turn right at the intersection of Bowling Avenue and Kelvin Drive
  • 3M South Africa is at the corner of Woodlands Drive and Kelvin Drive. The entrance is in Kelvin Drive.
From Sandton (Rivonia Road)
  • Follow Rivonia Road, heading towards the Concrete Highway
  • Turn right into Kelvin Drive (Just after Fordsdicks BMW, at the Pavilion Shopping Centre)
  • Pass MorningGlen Shopping Centre, cross over Bowling Avenue.
  • 3M South Africa is at the corner of Woodlands Drive and Kelvin Drive. The entrance is in Kelvin Drive.
From Pretoria
  • From Pretoria, take the N1 South
  • At the N1/M1 split (after the Allandale Road offramp) take the M1 towards Johannesburg
  • Take the Woodmead offramp
  • Turn right - you will cross over highway into Woodmead Drive (Makro and Pro-Shop on your right-hand side)
  • Turn left at first set of traffic lights into Woodlands Drive
  • At the bottom of Woodlands Drive turn left into Kelvin Drive
  • 3M South Africa is the first building in Kelvin Drive on your left-hand side