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29 June 2020 

The beginning is the most important part of the work. 
 

A new opportunity means a fresh start along with all the wonderful possibilities that change can bring. Whether it is a small step change or monumentous leap, planning for success can make a significant impact.

We are standing by to assist you and bring you peace of mind wherever your food endeavours may take you. 

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The FACTS team

 

Gelatin in comminuted processed meat products

The Regulations Regarding the Classification, Packing and Marking of Processed Meat Products (R.1283) may require the processed meat industry to take a closer look at their product matrices and verify an absence of gelatin. How can this be done, and to which comminuted processed meat products does this apply?
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Learn more and browse through our categories in our news section of the FACTS website. You may find our Food Fraud & Authenticity or Food Safety topics useful.

 

Testing methods: why one size does not fit all

Determining what you need to test to solve your problem is key to ensuring that the correct testing method is used. This may require some time, and answering several questions; but your patience and your persistence to FACTS will be well worth it in the end. Our team strives to fulfil all analytical requests, and make the client’s experience both beneficial and hassle-free. Read more

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Our laboratory is based in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. You can find our directions here or contact us for more information. Our multi-disciplinary team of experts are here to assist you with all your testing and interpretation requirements.

 

Finding the DALRRD regulations

Are you aware that the new Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) web page is officially up and running? This web page will replace the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) URL for searching for regulations and dispensations. Read more

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We welcome your calls, questions and concerns, and encourage you to communicate with us by calling +27 21 882 9883 or emailing info@factssa.com

 

Launching the SA Food Labelling Regulations Workshop ONLINE

Yes, you heard it, our ever-popular SA Food Regulations Workshop has moved online this year. It is divided into two parts of two sessions each.


HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
Part 1:

Detailed sessions to understand the application of R.146
Part 2:
Overview of additives and other essential regulations
Understanding the South African regulatory system and how to apply it
 A stepwise approach to checking your labels for compliance to all regulations applicable

For Registration and details click below:

REGISTER NOW

DID YOU KNOW?

If you register before the 20th August, for the same fee you will get your “party pack” delivered with useful tools and goodies.

 

Download | Minimum labelling infographic

In South Africa, navigating the regulations for labelling foodstuffs can be tricky, to put it mildly. Often there are a multitude of regulations that must be complied with, even for a single product. In addition, labelling is an advertising tool, as well as a way to communicate with the consumer.

DOWNLOAD INFOGRAPHIC

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