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CANSA’s Seal of Recognition

Nia Africa Awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition

24 November 2022 – The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is proud to announce its latest CANSA Seal of Recognition partner, Nia Africa, under the CANSA Smart Choice Physical Activity category. This holistic movement practice conditions the body, mind, and emotions through a blend of dance, martial arts, and healing arts encouraging a holistic, and […]

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Published: 22 Nov 2022
Updated: 23 Nov 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, CANSA's Seal of Recognition - Physical Activity Category, Media Releases & News

Ocean Freedom Sunscreen Gets Thumbs Up For CANSA Seal

Ocean Freedom mineral sunscreens have been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition denoting it as a ‘CANSA Smart Choice’ product for cancer risk reduction…

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Published: 13 Sep 2022
Updated: 30 Sep 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, SunSmart

Sunscreen root4 Receives CANSA Seal of Recognition

CANSA welcomes its latest CANSA Seal of Recognition partner, root4 3D Defence SPF50 Mineral Sunscreen, under their Protection category. root4 is the perfect addition to the CANSA Smart Choice family as it not only meets national and international sun protection standards, but it’s also safe for the environment…

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Published: 12 Sep 2022
Updated: 30 Sep 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, SunSmart

Cape Fynbos Tea Adds Honeybush to South Africa’s Growing Herbal Tea Industry

31 August 2022 – Within a year of launching its first fynbos tea range, a start-up called Cape Fynbos Tea has already captured the interest of the wellness industry – including Faithful to Nature and the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) – affirming the interest in the tea market for the medicinal properties of South […]

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Published: 31 Aug 2022
Updated: 1 Sep 2022
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition

bounti Gets the CANSA Seal of Recognition

Pioneering rebounding brand, bounti, has received the highly sought-after Seal of Recognition by CANSA, a leader in the fight against cancer in SA, since 1931. The purpose of CANSA is to offer a unique, integrated service to the public and to all people affected by cancer. The CANSA Seal was introduced to encourage South Africans to read product labels and to assist them in making informed choices – the aim being to promote smart, balanced lifestyles and to encourage people to make a proactive effort in reducing their cancer risk…

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Published: 7 Apr 2022
Updated: 19 May 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Media Releases & News, Men's Health, Women's Health

Freya Hats Awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition

Freya Hats is a perfect fit to receive the CANSA Seal of Recognition (Protection Category). Local, handmade, and sustainable, the hats also comply with international safety standards regarding sun protection properties and are available for men, women, and children, receiving the endorsement from CANSA…

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Published: 22 Oct 2021
Updated: 3 Nov 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, Media Releases & News, SunSmart

Videos: Healthy Recipes by Be-well CANSA Seal of Recognition Partner

Healthy recipes by Be-well, CANSA Seal of Recognition partner: Poached Aubergine Fish Curry Recipe Poached Aubergine and Fish* Curry A super hearty and delicious meal, packed with anti-inflammatory superfoods. Omega-3 from B-well Canola Oil and the fatty fish, poached with fibre-rich aubergine in a spice-infused tomato. *Vegan option available below Serves: 4 Time: 45 min […]

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Published: 12 Aug 2021
Updated: 14 Apr 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition

CANSA Asks – Do You Read Labels on Food Products and Other Items?

CANSA marks 90 years in August and as part of the celebrations, is proud to announce that its Seal of Recognition Programme is revitalised to further benefit consumers by helping to educate them to make smart, informed choices when purchasing products and to help lower cancer risk…

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Published: 11 Aug 2021
Updated: 4 Oct 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA 90th Anniversary, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Media Releases & News

Revitalising the CANSA Seal of Recognition Programme

As part of CANSA’s 90th birthday, we are revitalising our Seal of Recognition as well as introducing our new category, Physical Activity….

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Published: 11 Aug 2021
Updated: 30 Sep 2021
Categories: CANSA 90th Anniversary, CANSA's Seal of Recognition

Webinar – What the CANSA Seal of Recognition Can Offer You

An information session was hosted about our CANSA Seal of Recognition Smart Choice programme and to find out how to lower the cancer risk. The programme has been revitalised to further benefit you by helping to educate to make smart, informed choices when purchasing products and to help lower cancer risk…

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Published: 5 Aug 2021
Updated: 13 Aug 2021
Categories: CANSA Webinars, CANSA's Seal of Recognition

ZZ2 100% Romanita Tomato Juice awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition

ZZ2 100% Romanita Tomato Juice has been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition denoting it as a CANSA Smart Choice food product for cancer risk reduction. #LowerCancerRisk #CANSASmart Choice #ZZ2Tomatoes

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Published: 2 Nov 2020
Updated: 15 Mar 2021
Categories: Advocacy, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category

ReboundSA awarded as CANSA Smart Choice

CANSA announces that ReboundSA products, programmes and courses have been awarded the prestigious CANSA Smart Choice Seal of Approval, for use as part of a balanced lifestyle to lower your risk of cancer. Research shows that an increase in physical activity reduces the risk of developing several types of cancer including breast, bladder colorectal, endometrial (uterine), throat kidney and stomach.[1-14].  #LowerCancerRisk #CANSASmart Choice #ReboundSA

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Published: 20 Oct 2020
Updated: 10 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition - Health Programmes Category

Rugani 100% Vegetable Juices awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition

Rugani Vegetable juices have been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition signifying these juices as a CANSA Smart Choice. Owing to the innovative extraction processes and packaging, no additives (sugar, preservatives or colourants) are used in the production of Rugani’s juices and provide nutrients that may aid in reducing the risk of cancer.

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Published: 8 Jul 2020
Updated: 30 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category, Media Releases & News

Vergezocht High Oleic Oil Awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition

14 April 2020 – Vergezocht High Oleic Sunflower Oil has been awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition marking it as a CANSA Smart Choice product. Their range of high oleic sunflower oil products comply with CANSA’s evidence-based requirements and is recommended as part of a nutritious, balanced diet to reduce the risk of developing cancer. […]

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Published: 22 Apr 2020
Updated: 11 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category

Compassionhat Partners with CANSA

4 February 2020 – Compassionhat, headwear designed specifically for cancer Survivors, was awarded the CANSA Seal of Recognition status as a CANSA Smart Choice product aimed at improving quality of life and dignity. Sue Richards, owner of Compassionhats, says, “The loss of hair, a side effect of chemotherapy, can be traumatic for cancer patients leading […]

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Published: 6 Feb 2020
Updated: 11 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Patient Care, I have Cancer

Cookbook Can Help Reduce Your Cancer Risk

The Smart Choice Cookbook with CANSA and B-well is a collection of recipes that focuses on cancer risk reduction. All the recipes were developed in consultation with CANSA’s consulting dietitian Megan Pentz-Kluyts, who is renowned for her knowledge on the role of nutrition in helping to lower the risk of cancer.

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Published: 18 Mar 2019
Updated: 14 Apr 2022
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, Dietary Tips

Infinity Care Partnership Improving Quality of Life & Dignity for Cancer Survivors

Infinity Care is a nappy brand is the first of its kind in the industry to have been awarded the CANSA Smart Choice Seal by CANSA, which has deemed products to be free of all known carcinogens and / or hormone disruptors. Products are available at CANSA’s Care Centres countrywide from 1st July 2019.

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Published: 21 Jan 2019
Updated: 8 Jun 2020
Categories: CANSA Care Centres, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Patient Care, I have Cancer

Wake up to Well-being with Weet-bix

Diet and leading an active balanced lifestyle can play a significant role in reducing your cancer risk. CANSA recommends eating more fibre and whole-grain foods like CANSA Smart Choice Bokomo Weet-Bix. WIN a year of well-being with WEET-BIX + CANSA!

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Published: 9 Dec 2016
Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category

Emthunzini Hats a CANSA SunSmart Choice

Emthunzini Hats, established in 2009, sell a fashionable range of sunhats for men, women and children, designed in Australia, to give serious sun protection while still looking good. It’s essential for everyone to protect their skin every day of the year. It’s a sunny life, wear your hat! While being fashionable & suitable for the entire […]

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Published: 5 Dec 2015
Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, SunSmart

Are CANSA Seal of Recognition Sunscreens Effective in Reducing Cancer-Risk?

CANSA recommends chosing a sunscreen with a UVA and UVB protection and SPF of at least 20 to 50 – and preferrably 30 to 50 for fair to very fair skin. As part of our responsibility towards the public and as cancer Watchdog, we will only release objective and comprehensive information enabling the public to […]

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Published: 8 Jun 2015
Updated: 11 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, SunSmart

CANSA Seal of Recognition Awarded to red espresso®

red espresso®, a World First and proudly South African product that innovated rooibos tea into an espresso, has just been awarded CANSA Seal of Recognition in recognition of its unique health properties.

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Published: 28 Mar 2015
Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: Balanced Lifestyle, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Edible Consumer Goods Category

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