No SA chicken, milk, pork to EU

2007-11-20 00:00

According to Bua-News, the decision follows a meeting between the director-general of the Agriculture Department, Masiphula Mbongwa, and EU director-general of Health and Consumer Protection Robert Medalin.

Bua-News said: “According to the department, South Africa will instead concentrate on building the resource base of those commodities in order to build up substantial quantities for later export.

According to Mbongwa, “the EU recently threatened to ban the import of animal products from SA following government's failure to meet certain stipulated requirements agreed upon”.

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