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The ACAFP is an affiliate group of the IAFP and is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. We are dedicated to educating proper food safety on the continent of Africa.

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PROMOTING FOOD SAFETY ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

Welcome to the African Continental Association of Food Protection (ACAFP) website. This organization was formerly the African Association for Food Protection (AAFP).

The ACAFP is the African continent’s affiliate group within the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP).

OUR MISSION

To be the agent for change in Africa with respect to food safety - promoting the production, storage, distribution, and consumption of safe food regionally and internationally.

WHAT WE DO

Our goal is to connect food safety professionals and students on the continent of Africa and around the world to serve as an educational and food safety news resource for our members.

OUR COMMUNITY

The ACAFP represents members from industry, government, international organizations, and academia all interested in protecting the food supply in Africa.

STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE ASSOCIATION

Check out the ACAFP News page for affiliate updates and announcements!

JOIN THE ACAFP

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NEXT EVENTS
SEPT. 13, 2019

Executive Committee Meeting

Friday, September 13, 2019

9:00am CST/10:00am EST

AUG. 2-5, 2020

IAFP Annual Meeting

Cleveland, OH

ALL ARE WELCOME

Whether you are a farmer, student, food industry executive, microbiologist, educator, government official or quality control professional involved in growing, storing, transporting, processing, and preparing all types of food, the ACAFP welcomes you.

MEMBERSHIP

Members of the ACAFP have access to a large, international professional organization with many networking opportunities. Read more about the benefits of being an ACAFP member!

MEDIA

Check out our media library and view food safety and security related videos, Powerpoints, and webinars. Additional media available to ACAFP members.

CORPORATE SPONSORS

The ACAFP is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt non-profit organization. We are actively looking for corporate sponsors at all donation levels to help with our mission.

BECOME A MEMBER OF THE
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR FOOD PROTECTION (IAFP)

Become a member of the ACAFP's parent organization, the IAFP, and join the largest network of food safety professionals and also easily join the ACAFP!