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How to ensure batch traceability in your food process

The ability of food manufacturers to recall contaminated food products was publicly tested last year during the Listeriosis outbreak. In addition to processed meat products, frozen corn...

Top 5 threats in the food chain

The production and processing of food for great numbers of people have features and aspects that could potentially threaten food safety and security. Given...

AgriSciences benefit from PA and Alize Malan Memorial Trust donation

The activities of two departments of the faculty of agrisciences have received financial support from the PA and Alize Malan Memorial Trust. The trust...

In celebration of forests

The international day of forests was recently celebrated on 21 March. The UN General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in...

Food basket inflation eases

The NAMC monitors food prices at retail level and releases regular authoritative reports. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) established the Food...

Skills development summit considers agriculture

Food and agriculture came under the spotlight in discussions at the Haggai Education and Training Skills Development Summit, held at the CSIR International Convention...

Food and beverage inflation unchanged

South Africa’s food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation remained unchanged in January at 3% year-on-year (y/y). Going forward, we think there will be upside pressures...

Sustainable agriculture needs an integrated approach

"We have reached the limit of the paradigm of the green revolution," said FAO director-general (DG) José Graziano da Silva in Rome, yesterday (5...

UP Food Safety group raises awareness about Listeria

The listeria outbreak in South Africa in 2017 and 2018 was brought to life on stage as the University of Pretoria’s (UP) postgraduate drama...

Organic grocery store opens in Rondebosch

Locals shopping for organic products in Cape Town’s southern suburbs have always struggled a little to find such items, but the new Organic Zone...