Food Safety
Welkom by Universiteit Stellenbosch

​​​​​​​Advisory Board​​

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Prof Stephen Forsythe

Retired Professor of Microbiology at Nottingham Trent University

Author of “The Microbiology of Safe Food”. ​

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Prof Mieke Uyttendaele

Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, University of Ghent​


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Prof Wilhelm H​oltzapfel

President of the International Com​​​​mission on Food Microbiology and Hygiene​


​​​​​​​Technical Experts

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Prof  Frank Devlieghere​

Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, University of Ghent

He is coordinator of the post academic education course ‘quality assurance in the food industry’ and ‘packaging of food products’. He ensures that the university's research and education activities remains relevent through a close collaboration with the food industry and its suppliers as well as with the government​.

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Prof​ James Lindsay

Senior National Programme Leader, Food Safety and Quality, USDA, USA

He oversees and coordinate USDA food safety national and international research projects​.

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Prof Larry Beuchat

Distinguished Research Professor, and retired Director of Center for Food Safety, University of Georgia, USA​


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Prof Pier Sandro Cocconcelli

Chair Professor of Food Microbiology at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore  (UCSC)

He is Rector’s delegate for internationalisation projects of the same university and the president of the Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation 9CHEI) at UCSC, which promotes and conducts research, training, and policy analysis to strengthen the international dimensions of higher education.

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Prof Pieter Swart 

Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry​, Department of Biochemistry, Stellenbosch University​

He specialises in food biochemistry.