Health & Safety


Crack down on creepy-crawlies

Adopt a zero-tolerance policy towards pests

An excellent reputation for hygiene will stand you in good stead, while a reputation for slovenliness and filth will only cause your clientele to walk out of the door.


I pour this beer for you

Responsible drinking the African way

Ngicela phuza ukumbothi lenu. These words are uttered when beer is offered to amadlozi, those who once were where we are now, for the sake of remembrance, respect and good fortune: I pour this beer for you.

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Health tips

Staying active

Christine Sparks, personal trainer with Virgin Active Health Clubs, shares five quick and easy exercise tips and moves you can do anywhere, to help keep your body active, healthy and in shape.


Effects of alcohol

Diet, Alcohol and Cancer

You can avoid the risks of developing cancer by exercising regularly, making smart eating choices, limiting alcohol intake, reducing sun exposure, avoiding tobacco and adopting other healthy lifestyle habits.

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The right stuff

Equipment for your spaza shop, tavern and shebeen

Stock up your spaza shop, tavern and shebeen with these products; branded barrel ends, portable ice makers and loud speakers.


Be a man - get your health checked!

Take steps to prevent diabetes now

Relationship problems, depression, heart attack. In that order.Not very attractive?If you were told this was your future, what would you do?

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Safety During Holidays

Drink, but don’t drive

During the holiday season, roads in and around Johannesburg become killing fields, with an abnormally high number of fatalities.

Food safety

Food safety goes beyond buying the food off the shelf

Our top tips on keeping you safe

Restaurants and retailers have a responsibility to ensure that the food they provide to the public is of good quality and safe for consumption – but food safety responsibilities do not end there.

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Stress and anxiety

The not-so-festive season

For some the food, family and festivities of Christmas can be the loneliest and most miserable time of the year. People who are on their own feel more alone than ever and the financial strain can be immense.

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Tobacco smoke

If you’re a smoker, there’s a very good chance it will kill you!

Tobacco smoke is the single most preventable cause of death globally and is currently responsible for killing one in 10 adults worldwide, or one person every six seconds.