holds degrees in both Chemical Engineering from the University of Pretoria and
Law from UNISA and is a registered Attorney, Patent Attorney, and a
Professional Engineer. In 1997 Janusz became
a partner of Hahn & Hahn attorneys, a boutique law firm founded in 1951 and
specializing in technology law and intellectual property law. Janusz is a Custodian Member of the South
African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) and sits on the Council
of FSI of the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa as well as sitting on the
Food Law Advisory Group of the Department of Health.
to qualifying as an attorney, Janusz worked at the CSIR in its Division of Food
Science and Technology where he was specifically involved as a Food Engineer in
brewing and fruit processing. Later,
Janusz worked as a Senior Process Engineer at APV International where he was
responsible for the design and commissioning of brewing equipment, fruit juice
processing equipment, fruit juice evaporators, milk pasteurization, and cheese
and yoghurt production.
has assisted many leading listed companies as well as SAAFoST with their various
Foodstuffs, Cosmetics, and Disinfectants Act and Regulations, Medicines and
Related Substances Act and Regulations, and Consumer Protection Act submissions
to various Government Departments and Parliament as well as implementation in
their businesses. In particular, Janusz
has been extensively involved in the GMO debate and the issue of advertising to
children under R429.
in depth and on-going involvement in the process has given Janusz special
insight into Food Law and the Consumer Protection Act.