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Zambia -A new gateway for fresh produce trade into Africa

By: Food Focus on 14 September 2018

Fresh produce consumption is booming in Africa. It is viewed as trendy and healthy in the minds of the young and the middle class. But how accessible and efficient are current markets or retail outlets to sell fresh produce to a rapidly increasing...

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Fresh produce trade in Africa boasts greater opportunities than ever before

By: Food Focus on 14 September 2018

At the conference, which was held on 15 and 16 August at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria, guest speakers shared their perspectives on the latest developments in the trade and investment environment for fresh produce in Africa. Th

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NSF International Certifies First Products to Made With True Source Honey™ Program

By: Food Focus on 13 September 2018

Several major brands are taking a stance against honey fraud and adulteration by sourcing 100% of the honey used in their products from True Source Honey® certified suppliers.

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Food Toxicology and Risk Assessment Workshop Review

By: In the news on 05 September 2018

The recent Listeria monocytogenes outbreak and the fake goods riot of Soweto raised many questions regarding the issue around the safety of food consumed in South Africa. This should drive all stakeholders in the food industry to ....

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Media Statement by the Minister Health on Allegations of Fake and Expired Food

By: In the news on 03 September 2018

Due to the high volume of complaints received by the Department they are investigating these reports of fake food.

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Media Statement by The Minister Health on Listeriosis Outbreak

By: Food Focus on 03 September 2018

Media Statement by The Minister Health on Listeriosis Outbreak - which has officially been declared as over.

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Statement on alleged sale of “Fake foods” in South Africa

By: Food Focus on 28 August 2018

The Department is noting with concern the food related videos that are circulating on social media about the alleged ‘unsafe’ manufacturing of certain fake foods in South Africa. Municipalities have embarked on special blitzes to inspect foodstuff so

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Dr Lucia Anelich appointed as President-Elect of IUFoST

By: Food Focus on 20 August 2018

In a first for South Africa, Dr Lucia Anelich (Pr.Sci.Nat.) has been elected as President-Elect of the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST), to become President in 2020.

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Previously unemployed women thrive as scarce skill butchers

By: Food Focus on 13 August 2018

Previously unemployed women thrive as scarce skill butchers

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Woolworths Product Recall - Frozen Savoury Rice Mix

By: Food Focus on 10 July 2018

Following a worldwide product recall issued by the Hungarian Food Safety Agency, and purely as a precautionary measure, we are recalling our Woolworths Frozen Savoury Rice Mix product (6009173621740).

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