keyboard_arrow_upBird flu hits South Africa’s chicken flock
keyboard_arrow_downBird flu hits South Africa’s chicken flock

The outbreak of bird flu has already wiped out more than 15 per cent of South Africa’s layer hens with the prospect of hefty price increases due to the resultant shortage in table eggs.

keyboard_arrow_upEnsuring it remains a consumer favourite
keyboard_arrow_downEnsuring it remains a consumer favourite

While the introduction of updated poultry brining regulations isn’t only necessary, but generally welcomed by the South African poultry industry, the current proposal by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) seems to contain a number of unintentional errors, and possible consequences that could negatively impact local consumers. According to Kevin Lovell, CEO of the South African Poultry Association (SAPA), the industry is united behind the position that brining regulations must be comprehensive and technically correct.