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Draft SANS 10049 Edition 5 for Comment

By Food Focus on 09 March 2019

SANS 1049 Edition 5 is available for comment by members of industry members. The closing date for comments is 29 March 2019.

Game Meat Regulations of 4 November 2016 No.1371 DRAFT

By Food Focus on 19 February 2019

Draft Game Meat Regulations No.1371

DRAFT Regulations regarding the Classification, Packing and Marking of Certain Raw Meat Products

By Food Focus on 26 October 2018

Proposed Publication of Regulations regarding the Classification, Packing and Marking of Certain Raw Meat Products (DRAFT). Comments must be submitted by 26th Nov 2018. Info: https://tinyurl.com/draftmeatregs

The New R638 | Infographic

By Linda Jackson on 31 July 2018

The hygiene regulations R638 are here! Here's an overview of what the new regulations hold.

Food Safety Groups Urge FDA to Designate Leafy Greens as High-Risk

By Food Quality & Safety on 03 July 2018

Over 58 percent of Listeria, 51 percent of E. coli O157, 46 percent of Salmonella, and 33 percent of Campylobacter foodborne cases are associated with produce, according to a recent Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration report, but such crops are not considered a high-r

Study: Fruit Flies Can Spread Foodborne Pathogens

By Food Quality & Safety on 03 July 2018

New research published in the Journal of Food Protection shows that fruit flies are capable of spreading illness—inducing bacterial pathogens to both food and food preparation surfaces. Prior to the study, fruit flies were simply viewed as a nuisance at food-handling establishmen

R638 Regulations Governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food and Related Matters

By Food Focus on 27 June 2018

R638 (Regulations Governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food and Related Matters) has now been gazetted. This replaced R962.

R607 Regulations Relating to the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point System (HACCP System): Amendment

By Food Focus on 26 June 2018

The HACCP regulations have been amended to include meat and poultry - companies have 9 months from date of publication (14 June 2018) to comply.

R588 Regulations relating to maximum levels of metals in foodstuffs

By Food Focus on 22 June 2018

R588 Regulations relating to maximum levels of metals in foodstuffs

R249 Regulations relating to trans-fats in foodstuffs Feb2011

By Food Focus on 18 May 2018

The final Regulations Relating to Trans-Fats in Foodstuffs – Regulation 249 – were signed into law in February 2011.

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