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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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Be prepared against WannaCry Ransomware

By: Bridget Day on 17 May 2017

May 2017 has seen the world's biggest cyberattack, affecting at least 150 countries and infecting over 300,000 machines in all types of industries. The food industry needs to be on alert too.

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GreenHome Builds a Community Centre from Hemp for Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen

By: Bridget Day on 28 April 2017

We encourage and support the use of sustainable raw materials wherever possible; whether it’s for making compostable food packaging or building homes. GreenHome is proud to have been the driving force behind the first township hemp building.”

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Interview with Radio 786

By: Bridget Day on 27 March 2017

For those of you who missed it, please find the transcript of our interview on Radio 786 on health & safety standards and legislation in the food industry, and consumer risk from pathogens such as #listeria and #salmonella in food facilities

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GFSI Kicks Off 16th Global Conference, Announces Its “G30” of Food Safety and More

By: Bridget Day on 01 March 2017

Houston, 28 February - The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) today held a press conference to launch the 16th Global Food Safety Conference, announce the release of a new edition of GFSI’s flagship Benchmarking Requirements and to share groundbrea

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