WATCH: What if the animals we eat run out of food?

2018-10-22 11:41

How does feeding our chicken maggots benefit the environment and aid in sustainability?

VAT: Give us the chicken, organisations appeal to Parliament

2018-09-12 14:28

Various public organisations have implored Parliament to include poultry products on the zero-vat list.

WATCH: SA farmers to fight US over cheap chicken imports

2018-08-30 14:14

President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium has revived the years-long poultry tussle between the US and SA, with farmers now calling for higher import tariffs on US chicken.

A tax on eggs just jumped by 50% – but producers say you probably won't pay more

2018-08-01 12:54

A previously voluntary levy for marketing and empowerment paid by some egg producers has been increased and made mandatory, but the SA Poultry Association doesn't think consumers will notice any change.

A billion dead chickens show toll of strike paralysing Brazil

2018-05-27 12:37

As a paralysing truckers’ strike in Brazil entered its fifth day, the president deployed national security forces amid warnings of a calamity in one of the world’s largest cities and potentially devastating livestock losses.

Astral sees 400% jump in earnings as it shakes off bird flu jitters

2018-03-05 12:11

Poultry producer Astral Foods says it has come to grips with bird flu jitters and the costs that came with the last outbreak of the disease.

Call for greater focus on agriculture, food security in Budget 2018

2018-02-20 09:22

More attention should be paid to the agricultural sector in Budget 2018 to ensure food security and to optimise the output of the sector to drive economic growth, says an economist.

Warning that SA is still at risk for bird flu in 2018

2018-01-28 18:00

South Africa’s poultry industry could face another wave of outbreaks in winter 2018 following the devastating highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in 2017.

Economic impact of listeriosis not yet quantifiable - economist

2018-01-10 06:00

It is too early to determine the impact of the listeriosis outbreak on the economy as the source of the outbreak has not yet been identified, says an economist.

Bird flu: W Cape set to get poultry sector going again

2017-11-26 18:20

There have been no new infections of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the Western Cape, according to the provincial government.

 

Poultry industry takes on US chicken quota as court case brews

2018-09-17 15:57

The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) wants the government to review the quota of US poultry imports, following the imposition of tariffs on local aluminium and steel products.

Rob Davies ‘must squash’ R10/kg US chicken imports

2018-09-02 06:01

The department of trade and industry is still studying the court aimed at forcing an end to the special quota system allowing 65 000 tons of dirt cheap US chicken into South Africa annually.

Why Parliament must vote for VAT-free chicken

2018-08-23 07:30

The report on expanding zero-rated VAT items has missed a key opportunity to reduce the cost of important foodstuffs for lower-income South Africans.

Bacon, beer and and all things fizzy at risk after CO2 shortage

2018-06-26 16:06

With it being Summer across certain parts in Europe, could this mean beerless braais for them?

Brazil tainted meat probe intensifies - exports to SA stopped

2018-03-05 21:00

The turmoil at Brazilian poultry giant BRF SA has intensified after it became the target of a new phase of the food-safety probe which has seen exports halted to, among others, South Africa.

RCL Foods benefits from higher poultry prices

2018-02-27 21:00

Despite avian flu creating a shortage of poultry products, RCL Foods’ financial results were positively impacted by the higher chicken prices.

Avian flu leads to industry losses of R954m - report

2018-02-13 22:00

Avian flu resulted in losses of R954m for the poultry industry, a report by the South African Poultry Association has revealed.

Quick sticky chicken

2018-01-22 15:28

Make sure you have napkins on hand for this lip-smacking dish.

Egg prices to jump up to 20% over bird flu

2017-12-08 13:01

Egg prices are expected to increase between 15% and20% as suppliers have to cover the costs of lower production due to the Avian flu outbreak, according to an analyst.

No new cases of bird flu in Western Cape over past week

2017-11-08 16:50

The spread of the bird flu virus that has decimated parts the Western Cape's poultry industry may be be slowing down, according to Western Cape MEC for agriculture Alan Winde.

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