Department of Life and Consumer Sciences

Dr FT Tabit

College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
School of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department: Life and Consumer Sciences
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 011 471 2080
E-mail: tabitft@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • B.Sc Life Sciences (University of Buea, Cameroon) 
  • M Sc Food Science and Technology (Lund University, Sweden)
  • PhD Food Science (University of Pretoria (South Africa)

Fields of academic interests

Teaching interests

  • Various aspects in food science and technology

Research interests

  • Food security, production and consumption
  • Food product development
  • Food microbiology, food safety and quality assurance

Journal articles

  • TSHIKALANGE TE, MODISHANE DC, TABIT FT. (2017) antimicrobial, antioxidant and cytotoxicity properties of selected wild edible fruits of traditional medicinal plants. Journal of Herbs, Spices & Medicinal Plants 23(23):68-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10496475.2016.1261387
  • SIBANYONI JJ, TABIT FT. (2017) assessing the food safety attitudes and awareness of managers of school feeding programmes in mpumalanga, south africa. Journal of Community Health 42(4):664-673. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10900-016-0303-6
  • SIBANYONI JJ, TSHABALALA P, TABIT FT (2017). Food safety knowledge and awareness of food handlers in school feeding programmes. Food Control 73 (Part B), 1397–1406. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2016.11.001
  • TABIT FT, KOMOLAFE NT, TSHIKALANGE TE, NYILA MA. (2016). Phytochemical constituents and antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of selected plants used traditionally as a source of food. Journal of Medicinal Food 19(3), 324-329. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jmf.2015.0099
  • ASIEGBU CV, LEBELO SL, TABIT FT. (2016). The food safety knowledge and microbial hazards awareness of consumers of ready-to-eat street-vended food. Food Control 60, 422-429. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2015.08.021
  • TABIT FT. (2016). Advantages and limitations of potential methods for the analysis of bacteria in milk: a review. Journal of Food Science and Technology 53(1), 42-49. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13197-015-1993-y