FOOD SAFETY AGENCY (PTY) LTD
Food Safety Agency (Pty) Ltd has been designated as assignee in terms of section 2(3)(a) of the Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990), to apply sections 3(1)(a) and (b), 3A(1), 4A(1)(a), 7 and 8 of the said Act with respect to regulated animal products (i.e. poultry meat and eggs) and processed meat products. The designated mandate is executed by Agency for Food Safety and Quality (Pty) Ltd (AFSQ), a subsidiary and service provider of Food Safety Agency (Pty) Ltd.
In terms of section 3(1)(1A)(a) of the Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990), Food Safety Agency (Pty) Ltd hereby impose the following fees which will be valid from 1 April 2020:
|Product||Point of inspection||Fee|
|Poultry Meat||Abattoir||R0.010 per carcass per month|
|Eggs||Producer/ Packer||R0.0007 per egg per month|
The above fees are applicable to inspection any facility that produces, packs or re-packs poultry meat and/or eggs.
Inspection and/or Sampling of poultry meat,eggs, processed meat products and Imports
|Normal Time (08:00 – 16:00)||R450.00 per hour|
|Normal Overtime (Mon – Sat)||R500.00 per hour|
|Sunday & Public Holidays||R600.00 per hour|
|Kilometre Rate||R5.50 per kilometre|
The above rates are applicable to inspection and/or sampling at any distribution centre, retailer, outlet, food store and cold storage facility that sells, keeps and/or distributes locally produced and/or imported poultry meat, eggs and processed meat products.
|Type of analysis||Fee|
|Lean Meat Content||R321.00 per sample/test|
|Fat Content||R788.00 per sample/test|
|Moisture Content||R170.00 per sample/test|
|Protein Content||R310.00 per sample/test|
|Calcium Determination (MRM only)||R499.00 per sample/test|
|DNA Sampling||R950.00 per DNA sample/test|
Special Claims Protocol Verification - On a quotation basis
All fees exclude Value Added Tax (VAT)