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Red meat labelling: What consumers want

Food labels could be viewed as a source of potentially useful information to help consumers make good food choices. These labels draw attention to...

Food price trends in 2020

According to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), South Africa is food secure at a national level. However, there is a high prevalence...

Electronic export certification to improve market access

Western Cape minister of agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, recently visited the Western Cape veterinary export certification office (VECO) which will be migrating from a...

Coronavirus not spread through poultry products

The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) has noted with dismay the misleading messaging by the SABC’s Morning Live show that the novel...

Don’t let fresh produce be rejected because of MRL woes

Maximum residue limits (MRL) are a globally accepted tool in the food safety basket. It offers consumers a guarantee that fresh produce...

Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections

On 30 and 31 July 2019, the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) hosted over 500 delegates representing the entire fresh produce supply chain in Cape...

Dioxin issues strike Belgium’s poultry producers

This article was originally published on Poultry World. Click here to read the original article. Poultry producers in Belgium...

Mexican papayas linked to salmonella outbreak

US consumers are being warned not to eat fresh papayas imported from Mexico, following a recent outbreak of salmonella.

Cape Town to host first ever Agritech Africa in 2020

From the 17th to the 19th of June 2020, Cape Town will play host to the first ever Agritech Africa exhibition and...

Trade has a key role to play in food safety

International trade is a very important tool for tackling hunger but countries must guarantee that globally traded food is of good quality,...