South Africa Repeals Regulations under Food, Drugs and Disinfectants Act, 1929 on Multiple Food Products

Posted by Dusan Ristic on May 13, 2019

On May 10, 2019, the South African Government published the Notice “Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act: Repeal of regulations under repealed Food, Drugs and Disinfectants Act, 1929.“

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Topics: South Africa

South Africa About to Change Pesticide MRLs

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on May 8, 2017


South African Department of Health is looking to amend the Regulation governing the maximum limits for pesticide residues that may be present in in foodstuffs, published under Government Notice No. R 246 of 11 February 1994 and its amendments.

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Topics: Food Safety, South Africa, Pesticides, MRLs

South Africa to Follow Codex Standards for Food Additives

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on Dec 6, 2016

On November 17, 2016 South African Minister of Health approved in Government Gazette No. 1425 the adoption of the Codex General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA). The changes made by the introduction of this gazette will enter into force on November 17, 2017.

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Topics: Food Additives, South Africa

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