South African COVID-19 Resource Portal –

Prof Lucia Anelich authored a scientific review on SARS-CoV-2 and Risk to Food Safety together with three colleagues. It was published in the open access journal “Frontiers” on 02 November 2020. Access it here.

Access Food Safety Summit Recording

Did you miss our Food Safety Summit? Don’t worry – access it here!

Our very successful inaugural first Food Safety Summit SA was held on 03 November 2020. If you couldn’t make it, you can still access it here for the Early Bird Rate!  Available until end of November 2020, so don’t delay!

ICMSF on SARS-CoV-2 and Food Safety

ICMSF Position Paper on SARS-CoV-2 and food safety.

The internationally-renowned and gobally influential group, the International Commission on the Microbiological Specifications for Food (ICMSF), has produced a Position Paper on SARS-CoV-2 and food safety.  This was done in light of recent reports on detection of the virus on food and food packaging. As a member of ICMSF, Prof Lucia Anelich is proud to have been one of several authors compiling this paper.

NEW – Retainer Packages! Due to a high number of enquiries received and continuous developments regarding the COVID-19 virus, Anelich Consulting is now offering a variety of retainer packages. 

Disinfection / spray tunnel advisory
01 June 2020

Update on SARS-CoV-2 which causes Covid-19
07 September 2020 – Frequently Asked Questions with verified answers, including whether the virus is foodborne.

Webinar: SARS-CoV-2: Is it a food safety risk?
Watch a webinar presented by Prof Anelich on 30 March-02 April 2020.

Advice for Food Workers infographic
Download an A3 poster and 2-page information sheet available in English, Zulu and French.

Safe Grocery Shopping during COVID-19
Tips on conducting safe grocery shopping in the light of this pandemic.

Disclaimer: The advice related to COVID-19 is voluntary and provided in good faith to guide persons in the food industry and other stakeholders.    Advice is based on information published by public health and food safety authorities as well as scientific research.  Advice is not designed to replace medical assistance or care. Anelich Consulting cannot be held liable in any way, for omissions, errors or interpretations, whether in contract, delict, negligence, or otherwise, arising out of any advisory information.