Nasionale RPO verkies nuwe Vise-Voorsitters

Die nasionale Rooivleisprodusente-organisasie het tydens sy Uitvoerende Raadsvergadering wat vandeesweek in Bloemfontein gehou was, twee nuwe Vise-voorsitters, aangewys.

Mnr James Faber van die Noord-Kaap, wat die tweede Vise-voorsitter was, is nou eerste Vise-voorsitter in die plek van Dr Pieter Prinsloo, wat nie beskikbaar was vir herverkiesing nie.  Mnr Willie Clack van Gauteng is as tweede Vise-voorsitter van die organisasie verkies.  Lees meer …

 

National RPO elects new Vice Chairman

The national Red Meat Producers’ Organisation this week appointed two new Vice Chairmen at its Executive Council meeting in Bloemfontein.

Mr James Faber of the Northern Cape, who used to be second Vice Chairman, is now the first Vice Chairman in the place of Dr Pieter Prinsloo, who was not available for re-election.  Mr Willie Clack from Gauteng has been elected as second Vice Chairman of the organisation.  Read more ….

2018 AIDA Tariff

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OUTBREAK OF LISTERIOSIS IN SOUTH AFRICA

The Red Meat Industry Forum has taken note with concern of the outbreak of listeriosis as reported by the Department of Health on 5 December 2017 which could be misleading with the large number of photos of livestock portrayed in media coverage thereof. Listeria monocytogenes is the primary cause of the illness called listeriosis. This bacterium is widely distributed in nature and has been found in soil, water, sewage, mud, silage and decaying vegetation. It has been isolated from humans, a wide variety of healthy and diseased animals and birds, animal products, fresh produce such as vegetables and fruit, food packaging and processing environments.  Read more …

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Listeriose in diere

Vraag: Daar het ‘n berig oor die nuus gekom dat sterfgevalle a.g.v. listeriose in mense in Suid-Afrika voorgekom het. Kom die siekte ook in diere voor?

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Outbreak of a food borne disease in South Africa

Listeriosis is a serious, but treatable and preventable disease caused by the bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes. The bacteria is widely distributed in nature and can be found in soil, water and vegetation. Animal products and fresh produce such as fruits and vegetables can be contaminated from these sources.  Download Media Release HERE ….

Meat World Media Statement

In response to an insert aired on current affairs programme Carte Blanche on Sunday, 24th September 2017, Meat World is conducting a wholescale investigation into 14 of its stores across Gauteng, North West and Mpumalanga.  Read more …

RED MEAT INDUSTRY FORUM’S VIEW ON CARTE BLANCHE MEAT PRODUCT RELABELING REPORT

The Red Meat Industry Forum has noted with concern the content of the Carte Blanche report in regard to some Meat World branches allegedly re-labelling expired meat products and unacceptable levels of E.Coli found in tested products. Food premises are regulated by R962 (dated Nov 2012) of the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act 54 of 1972) under the mandate of the Department of Health. These regulations are applied by local and municipal authorities through Environmental Health Practitioners visiting the premises and issuing Certificates of Acceptability (R362) to ensure compliance to these guidelines. It is expected of the person in charge to follow the best available methods to evaluate food hygiene standards. These regulations do provide for repacking products under specified circumstances.  Read more …

Rural Crime Conference 2017

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