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No summons for listeriosis class action suit yet - Tiger Brands

21 February 2019

Tiger Brands [JSE:TBS], which had to shut down a number of its factories and issue a massive recall of cold meat products due to a deadly listeriosis outbreak early in 2018, said in a note to shareholders on Wednesday that it has not as yet received a summons in terms of an inten

Top pollutants on beaches

21 February 2019

THE results of the 2018 International Coastal Clean-up, which annually took place during September have been released and once again,the biggest pollutants are broken down plastic and foam pieces.

‘Today’s complex, fragmented, global food supply chains have led to an increase in food fraud’

21 February 2019

Today’s increasingly complex, fragmented and global food supply chains have led to a steep increase in food fraud, according to Bühler and the only way to tackle it is enhanced transparency across the entire value chain and emerging digital technology.

Experts: SONA, budget speech suggest food security low on national agenda

21 February 2019

The latest available research indicated that about 54% of South African households still experienced either hunger or the risk of hunger, the Centre of Excellence in Food Security said via a statement on Wednesday.

Pick n Pay trials R5 reusable bag in 22 SA stores

21 February 2019

Pick n Pay is trialling the lowest priced reusable bag yet in South Africa, as an affordable reusable alternative to plastic carrier bags.

Take a look inside Wolfgat – SA’s “world restaurant of the year”

20 February 2019

This tiny West Coast eatery has just won big at the World Restaurant Awards in Paris. Here are the pictures that prove why Wolfgat is a worthy winner.

Cultured lab meat may make climate change worse

20 February 2019

Growing meat in the laboratory may do more damage to the climate in the long run than meat from cattle, say scientists.Researchers are looking for alternatives to traditional meat because farming animals is helping to drive up global temperatures...

SA’s Chicken Bird Holdings to invest US$150m in Zimbabwe

19 February 2019

Chicken Bird Holdings (CBH), a South African poultry and feed company and KFC franchise, has committed to invest US$150 million in Zimbabwe’s poultry and agricultural sector.

New tool identifies all DNA of food

19 February 2019

The food safety watchdog has developed a process that allows it to identify the entire DNA content of a food. It says the tool will help it tackle food fraud and the mislabelling of products.

Romanian agency clamps down after Listeria in salmon recalls

19 February 2019

Eight recalls have been issued since the start of this year for Listeria in salmon involving retailers such as Auchan, Kaufland and Carrefour.The National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority (ANSVSA) commissioned enhanced controls following the incidents. The agency has

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