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Media Statement | Outcomes of Minister Zokwana's meeting with the Poultry Industry

By: Food Focus on 22 August 2017

Minister Zokwana met with CEO’s and senior managers in the poultry industry in a closed meeting to find solutions and discuss mitigation strategies to the current Avian Influenza outbreak.

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Media Alert | Minister Zokwana to meet with Poultry Industry to Discuss the Avian Influenza Outbreaks

By: Food Focus on 18 August 2017

Minister Zokwana will on Monday afternoon 21 August 2017 meet with CEO’s from the poultry industry in a closed meeting to find solutions and discuss mitigation strategies for the current Avian Influenza outbreak that the country is facing.

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Update Report - HPAI H5N8 Outbreak in South Africa (DAFF)

By: Food Focus on 14 August 2017

On the 7th August 2017 another case of HPAI H5N8 was detected in a commercial layer farm in Mpumalanga Province in the Steve Tshwete Local Municipality. Control measures were applied and all birds culled.The first cases of HPAI H5N8 in Ostriches were

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Suspension of the Director General, Mike Mlengana (DAFF)

By: Food Focus on 12 July 2017

Media Statement from DAFF: The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr. Senzeni Zokwana has placed his Director General, Mr Mike Mlengana on suspension with immediate effect pending internal investigations.

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Update on Avian Influenza H5N8 Outbreak in South Africa (DAFF)

By: Food Focus on 11 July 2017

The latest update on the avian influenza outbreak in South Africa: The HPAI H5N8 virus was confirmed in two further locations in South Africa, bringing the total of affected properties to four. The new locations involved commercial layer chickens on

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Steps to control bird flu

By: Food Focus on 30 June 2017

The government has introduced a raft of conditions on the trading of live chickens in an effort to contain the spread of avian influenza after an outbreak on two farms in Mpumalanga, where eggs were destroyed & about 260,000 chickens culled last week

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Live hen sales banned after avian flu detected at Mpumalanga farm

By: Food Focus on 26 June 2017

The sale of live hens has been banned in South Africa after avian flu was confirmed at a farm in Mpumalanga, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced on Saturday. 'We have placed a general ban on the sale of live hens across t

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Update on Avian Influenza confirmed in Mpumalanga (DAFF)

By: Food Focus on 26 June 2017

The affected farm has been quarantined and culling of the affected animals has been completed. The department is conducting forward and backward tracing to trace movement of all poultry in and out of the farm in order to establish the source of the I

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Avian influenza confirmed in Mpumalanga (DAFF)

By: Food Focus on 23 June 2017

Cases of avian influenza on a farm in Mpumalanga have been confirmed‚ the Department of Agriculture‚ Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) said on Thursday evening. This follows an outbreak of bird flu – as it is more commonly known - in Zimbabwe earlier thi

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Janusz Luterek voted one of the worlds Top 1000 Patent Attorneys

By: Bridget Day on 19 June 2017

Janusz Luterek, Pr.Eng of Hahn & Hahn IP and Technology Lawyers has been voted one of the worlds Top 1000 Patent Attorneys by the prestigious Intellectual Asset Management publication.

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