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High Online Counterfeit Goods Risk, Says Survey
About 30% of consumers are unknowingly buying fake goods when making online purchases, according to the Global Online Shopping Survey.
South Africa
22 Jan 2019
What The New Labeling Legislation Means For Businesses And Consumers
The new regulations relating to the Labelling and Advertising of Foodstuffs, No R 146 of the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972 (Act 54 of 1972), which was implemented on 1 March 2012, aims to create a specific standard for informing consumers about the ingredients in foodstuffs.
South Africa
17 May 2012
Development Of New Purple Tea Variety
A new purple tea variety has been developed by experts at the Tea Research Foundation of Kenya (TRFK).
South Africa
23 Aug 2011
Warning Labels Proposed For Energy Drinks In South Africa
The Minister of Health intends to amend the regulations* relating to soft drinks, specifically those categorised as "formulated caffeinated beverage or cola beverage"; in other words "energy drinks".
South Africa
20 Jul 2011
New Regulations to Influence Drug Procurement System
The Department of Trade and Industry's Industrial Action Policy Action Plan (IPAP) of 2010/11- 2012/13 states that public infrastructure investment in excess of R404 billion has been invested from the 2006/7 to 2008/9 period rising to R787 billion for the period of 2009/10 to 2011/12.
South Africa
8 Jul 2011
New Labeling Regulations – Trimming The Fat Off Foodstuff Labeling
The labelling of food has always been governed by the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectant’s Act of 1972 and its regulations. These regulations have, however, now been "tightened up" and modified to keep in line with international trends.
South Africa
7 Jul 2011
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