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Rice Regulations Final Draft: Request for comments

By Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) on 03 December 2019

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has circulated the final draft of Rice Regulation through the WTO Notification system for comments from the member states.

Dairy Products and Imitation Dairy Products Regulations R1510 of 22 November 2019

By Food Focus on 29 November 2019

Kindly find the new Dairy Products and Imitation Dairy Products Regulations for your information - note that these regulations shall come into operation 9 months after date of publication thereof (August 2020)

Draft regulations for Fruit and Vegetable Juice products

By Food Focus on 15 November 2019

1st Draft regulations for Fruit and Vegetable Juice products is available for comment. DUE DATE is 18 November 2019

Request for comments: Proposed Regulations for Coffee, Chicory and related products

By Food Focus on 14 November 2019

The Department would like to further request comments or inputs relating to the 2nd draft regulation for coffee, chicory and related products. DUE DATE is Friday, 22 November 2019

Request for comments: Proposed Regulations for Tea and Related Products

By Food Focus on 13 November 2019

The Department would like to further request comments or inputs relating to the 2nd draft regulation for tea and related products. DUE DATE: Friday, 22 November 2019

Final draft Regulations for Eggs

By Food Focus on 11 November 2019

Please access the final draft amendment regulations with the changes introduced highlighted in blue.

Draft SANS 10330 Ed3 Available for Comment

By Food Focus on 07 October 2019

Please note that the DSS document, SANS 10330 Requirements for a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system is available for comment

Implementation of the Processed Meat Compulsory Specification

By Food Focus on 30 September 2019

A Compulsory Specification for Processed Meat Products VC 9100 was published by the Minister of Trade and Industry as per Government Gazette No.42628 Notice No. 1058 of 08 August 2019. This Compulsory Specification is effective from 8 October 2019.

Combined List of Acts, Regulations And Standards Relating to Food Safety and Quality Aspects of Milk and Other Dairy Products

By Dairy Standard Agency on 04 September 2019

The Dairy Standards Agency has updated their combined list of legislation and standards applicable to milk and dairy products for the South African industry.

Draft Rice Regulations for Comment

By Food Focus on 09 May 2019

Draft Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking Rice Intended for Sale in The Republic of South Africa - invitation for comments, due 25 May 2019.

Regulations Relating To Edible Fats And Oils - Repealed

By Food Focus on 10 April 2019

Regulations Relating To Edible Fats And Oils have been repealed as at 05 APRIL 2019

Regulation R727 | Regulations regarding control over the sale of frozen fruit and frozen Vegetables in the republic of South Africa

By Food Focus on 03 April 2019

REGULATIONS REGARDING CONTROL OVER THE SALE OF FROZEN FRUIT AND FROZEN VEGETABLES IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA. To update existing regulations relating to frozen fruit and frozen vegetables in order to accommodate the changes that have taken place in the industry locally as w

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

DRAFT Raw Processed Meat Products Regulations available for comment

By Food Focus on 26 October 2018

DAFF has advised of the release of new regulations relating to the Classification, Packing and Marking of Certain Raw Processed Meat Products. Comments must be submitted in writing by 26 November 2018.

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.

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

SANS 885:2011 - South African National Standard for Processed Meat Products

By Food Focus on 28 May 2018

Looking for the standard relating to processed meat products? That would be SANS 885:2011 Edition 3.

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.

R215 Regulations governing the maximum limits for veterinary medicine and stock remedy residues

By Food Focus on 01 January 2018

Regulations governing the maximum limits for veterinary medicine and stock remedy residues that may be present in foodstuffs. The Minister of Health intends, in terms of section 15(1) of the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act No. 54 of 1972), to make the regul

R860 Regulations governing the maximum limits for veterinary medicine and stock remedy residues Amendment

By Food Focus on 01 January 2018

Foodstuffs, cosmetics and disinfectants act, 1972 (ACT no 54 of 1972) Regulations governing the maximum limits for veterinary medicine and stock remedy residues that may be present in foodstuffs, Amendment.As of 25 August 2017.

R214 Regulations Relating to the Reduction of Sodium in Certain Foodstuffs and Related Matters Updated 31 May 2019

By Food Focus on 06 November 2017

The Regulations relating to the Reduction of Sodium in Certain Foodstuffs and Related Matters, No 1071 of 6 October 2017

R1124 Regulations - Preservatives and Antioxidants: Amendment

By Food Focus on 06 November 2017

Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act 54 Of 1972) Regulations Preservatives and Antioxidants: Amendment GG 41191, GON R1124 of 20 October 2017

R364 Regulations governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food and Related Matters

By Food Focus on 09 May 2017

Draft Regulations governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food and Related Matters - R364, replacing R962, published 30 April 2015.

Regulation 1091 of 19 November 2010 SUMMARY March 2011

By Linda Jackson on 03 April 2017

This piece of legislation is relevant to the labelling and advertising of both pre-packaged and non-prepackaged or bulk stock foods. All information required by the regulations has to be kept on file for inspection within 2 days.

Regulation - Preservatives-And-Antioxidants - Amendment

By on 15 March 2017

Amendment to Regulations for Preservatives and Antioxidants R60 of 2009

R1425 Regulations relating to Miscellaneous Additives in Food

By Linda Jackson on 08 December 2016

New regulations relating to Food Additives. Note: The English version is R1425, but the Afrikaans version is R1426

R2718 Regulations Governing the Composition and Labelling of Raw Boerewors, Raw Species Sausage and Raw Mixed-Species Sausage

By Food Focus on 15 November 2016

R2718 Regulations Governing the Composition and Labelling Of Raw Boerewors, Raw Species Sausage and Raw Mixed-Species Sausage - Government Notice No. R2718 of 23 November 1990

R1086 Regulations relating to Sterilising Plants

By Linda Jackson on 04 November 2016

Regulation No. R. 1086 of 3 November 2006 REGULATIONS RELATING TO STERILISING PLANTS, under the FERTILIZERS, FARM FEEDS, AGRICULTURAL REMEDIES AND STOCK REMEDIES ACT, 1947 (ACT NO. 36 OF 1947) deals with the feed and food safety aspects. for rendering facilities.

Annex SL (normative) - Proposals for management system standards

By on 30 October 2016

ISO/IEC Directives, Part 1 Consolidated ISO Supplement — Procedures specific to ISO. ISO/IEC Directives, Part 1, Consolidated ISO Supplement, 2015. Sixth Edition

Animal Protections Act 71 of 1962

By Bridget Day on 24 October 2016

To consolidate and amend the laws relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals.

Regulations relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Canned Mushrooms intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa: Amendment R414

By Bridget Day on 22 October 2016

Amendment relating to the regulation for Grading, Packing and Marking of Canned Mushrooms

Regulations relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Dehydrated Vegetables intended for Sale in the Republic R396

By Bridget Day on 22 October 2016


Regulations relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Canned Mushrooms intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa R3

By Bridget Day on 22 October 2016

Regulations for Canned-Mushrooms

Regulations regarding Control of the Export of Processed Products R423

By Bridget Day on 22 October 2016

How the export of Processed Products is regulated

Regulations relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Fresh vegetables intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa R364

By Food Focus on 21 October 2016

How fresh vegetables should be graded, packed and marked in South Africa. (NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH R364 Regulations governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food and Related Matters - Replacing R962, published 30 April 2015.)

Regulations Relating To The Application Of The Hazard Analysis And Critical Control Point System (HACCP System): Amendment

By Linda Jackson on 15 September 2016

HACCP is a legal requirements in peanut processing

Regulations Relating To Milk And Dairy Products

By on 15 September 2016

Standards for milk and dairy products

The Regulations Relating To The Labeling And Advertising Of Foodstuffs, R.146 Of 1 March 2010: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

Changes to labelling in 2012

Guidelines For Monitoring Irradiated Foodstuffs In South Africa

By on 15 September 2016

A detailed guideline on what, when and how food may be irradiated

Regulations Relating To Soft Drinks

By on 15 September 2016

What are soft drinks

Regulations Relating To Foodstuffs For Infants And Young Children: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

And some change to everything to do with baby food and milk formulas

Regulations Relating To The Maximum Levels Of Melamine In Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

No more tainted milk powder anymore

List Of Permissible Sweeteners

By on 15 September 2016

The long list of what can make food sweet

Regulations Governing Radio Activity In Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

Nuclear or what?

Regulations Relating To Mayonnaise And Other Salad Dressings

By on 15 September 2016

This one was repealed - just so you know

Regulations Relating To Food Colourants

By on 15 September 2016

What you MAY use to give it a pretty colour

Regulations Governing Certain Solvents In Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

What solvent MAY and MAY NOT be in foods

Regulations Relating To Milk And Dairy Products: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

Some change to standards for milk and dairy products - here they are

Regulations Relating To Milk And Dairy Products: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

Some more changes to standards for milk and dairy

Regulations Governing Irradiated Foodstuffs: Amendments

By on 15 September 2016

Changes on the regulation on irradiation

Regulations Relating To Marine Bio toxins

By on 15 September 2016

Taking care of your sushi!

Regulations Relating To Irradiated Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

The regulation on what can be irradiated and with what! Read with the guideline

Regulations Relating To Perishable Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

What is perishable? In case we didn't know

Regulations Regarding Processed Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

The regulation deals with rework, expired food and reprocessing

Regulations Relating To Maximum Levels Of Metals In Foodstuffs: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

More about those heavy metals

Regulation - Mineral Hydrocarbons In Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

Making sure there isn?t petrol in food?

Regulations Relating To Trans-Fat In Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

Now we are eating too much trans fats - the maximum you can add

Regulations Relating To All Bottled Waters

By on 15 September 2016

What can you and can you not say on bottled water and how is should be handled

Correction Notice for Foodstuffs relating to Infants and young children

By on 15 September 2016

There have been corrections to Regulation 991: Correction Notice for Foodstuffs relating to Infants and young children

Regulations Relating To Objects Packed In Foodstuffs Intended For Children

By on 15 September 2016

All those toys that gather dust from the very many take away meals

Regulations - Soft Drinks: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

Those energy drinks come under fire

Regulations Relating To The Reduction Of Sodium In Certain Foodstuffs And Related Matters

By on 15 September 2016

So we are eating too much salt, who must cut, how much and by when

Regulations Relating To The Application Of The Hazard Analysis And Critical Control Point System (HACCP System)

By on 15 September 2016

The infamous HACCP regulation

Guidelines To Industry And Health Care Personnel: The Regulations Relating To Foodstuffs For Infants And Young Children,

By on 15 September 2016

Guidelines for hospitals and the like when dealing with baby formula

Regulations Relating To Health Messages On Container Labels And Alcoholic Beverages

By on 15 September 2016

Specific labelling requirements for alcoholic beverages

Regulations Relating To Milk And Dairy Products: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

what levels of microorganisms may be in milk and dairy

Regulations Governing Microbiological Standards For Cooked Poultry

By on 15 September 2016

Bugs in cooked chicken

Food Control Functions Included Under Municipal Health Services

By on 15 September 2016

What may the EHP do and where may they enforce the law

Regulations Relating To The Labelling Of Foodstuffs Obtained Through Certain Techniques Of Genetic Modification

By on 15 September 2016

GMO labelling requirements

National Norms And Standards Relating To Environmental Health In Terms Of National Health Act, 2003 (Act No 61 Of 2003)

By on 15 September 2016

What should the EHP be looking at when they pay you a visit

Regulations Relating To The Powers And Duties Of Inspectors And Analysts Conducting Inspections And Analyses On Foodstuffs And At Food Premises

By on 15 September 2016

The regulations given the EHP authority

Regulations Governing Microbiological Standards For Foodstuffs And Related Matters: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

Bugs in food - some more changes

Regulations Governing Microbiological Standards For Foodstuffs And Related Matters

By on 15 September 2016

Bugs in food - what and how many

Regulations Governing Microbiological Standards For Foodstuffs And Related Matters: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

Bugs in food - some change you should know

Regulations Relating To Milk And Dairy Products

By on 15 September 2016

Some change to standards for milk and dairy products - here they are

Regulations Relating To Jam,Conserve,Marmelade And Jelly

By on 15 September 2016

What you MAY put in that jam

Regulations Governing Emulsifiers, Stabilizers And Thickeners And The Amounts Thereof That Foodstuffs May Contain

By on 15 September 2016

What emulsifiers, stabilizers and thickeners that MAY be in food

Regulations Relating To Anti-Caking Agents And The Amounts Thereof That May Be Used In Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

What anticaking agents we MAY use in food

Regulations Governing The Maximum Limits For Veterinary Medicine And Stock Remedy Residues That May Be Present In Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

That stuff you gave the sick cow - how much may be left in the meat?

Regulations Relating To The Prohibition Of The Manufacturing, Importation, Exportation And Sale Of Polycarbonate Infant Feeding Bottles Containing Bisphenol A

By on 15 September 2016

NO BPA feeding bottle - the end

Regulations Relating To The Prohibition Of The Sale Of Comfrey, Foddstuffs Containing Comfrey And Jelly Confectionary Containing Knojac

By on 15 September 2016

No comfrey - simple really

Regulations Relating To The Labelling And Advertising Of Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

The labelling regulations

Regulations Relating To The Labelling And Advertising Of Foods: Proposed Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

Proposed changes to the labelling regulations

Regulations Relating To Food-Grade Salt

By on 15 September 2016

The regulation deals with the purity of salt and iodation.

Regulations Relating To Milk And Dairy Products: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

Some change to standards for milk and dairy products - here they are

Regulations Relating To Foodstuffs For Infants And Young Children

By on 15 September 2016

Everything to do with baby food and milk formulas

Regulations Relating To The Fortification Of Certain Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

What must be fortified, what is to be used and how much

Regulations Relating To The Fortification Of Certain Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

What must be fortified, what is to be used and how much

Regulations Relating To The Use Of Sweeteners In Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

What you may use to make it SWEET?.and HOW much

Regulations - Preservatives And Antioxidants

By on 15 September 2016

More on preservatives

Amendment Of Regulations Relating To The Fortification Of Certain Foodstuffs

By on 15 September 2016

What must be fortified, what is to be used and how much

Regulations Relating To The Labelling And Advertising Of Foodstuffs, R 146 Of 1 March 2010: Amendment

By on 15 September 2016

Changes to the labelling regulation in 2010

Regulation - Marine Food

By on 15 September 2016

What

Undesirable Substances In Animal Feeds

By on 15 September 2016

Guess that must mean what is undesirable in animal feeds so we don't land up consuming it?

Regulations Relating To Farm Feeds

By on 15 September 2016

Regulations on what may be in farm feeds - remember feed becomes food.

Poultry Regulations

By on 15 September 2016

The regulations for chicken abattoirs

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