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Egypt lifts suspension on SA fruit and veg imports

12 September 2018

a The temporary suspension on South African agricultural imports to Egypt has been lifted, according to a statement released by the Egyptian embassy in Pretoria on Monday.

Fishy 'sell-by' date at Checkers

12 September 2018

a As the “expired” food controversy was raging in South Africa last week‚ a Checkers employee apparently took it upon himself to extend the safety-critical “sell-by” date on packs of fish.

2 Katlehong siblings die allegedly from food poisoning

12 September 2018

a It’s understood the children had suffered stomach cramps and were vomiting.

Warming baby food in plastic harmful

11 September 2018

a Warming food in plastic containers in the microwave can cause chemicals that harm children’s health to seep in, according to a new policy statement published in the journal Paediatrics. It cautions that some currently allowed chemicals may best be avoided.

The hidden things lurking in your meat

11 September 2018

a Often you have to wonder, what is really in my food? And when it comes to meat the truth can be quite shocking.

Lawyers that are representing the listeriosis victims want dept's buy-in to sue Tiger Brands

11 September 2018

a The lawyers say they are waiting for a notice to be published this week to allow for their class-action lawsuit against Tiger Brands to go ahead.

Human Rights Commission to hold inquiry into 'fake’ food after Soweto protests

11 September 2018

a The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will hold a two-day inquiry into the alleged sale of “fake” or expired food at foreign-owned shops. The probe follows a backlash in the form of looting and unrest at spaza shops owned by foreign nationals in and around Soweto.

Crop-Eating pest could hit Africa Food Supplies: Experts

10 September 2018

a The caterpillars have now been identified in 44 countries, up from 28 last year.

Enterprise Foods facilities to open soon in Polokwane

10 September 2018

a A spokesperson for the Tiger Brands Group said they are in advanced stages for preparing for the reopening of the Enterprise Foods facilities in Polokwane.

Listeriosis outbreak is over but infected children are still suffering

10 September 2018

a Nine children from Child Care and Orientation Centre in Klipspruit West, Soweto, who were affected by the outbreak, have not fully recovered from the disease, and two of them have had to leave school because they are still sick.

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