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Johannesburg - The beleaguered poultry industry says it will only know what impact the new regulations that restrict the amount of brine allowed in frozen chicken pieces have had by the end of February.

The regulations, which restrict brine in frozen pieces to 15% of the total weight, came into force on October 22 last year.

The North Gauteng High Court ruled in September that poultry producers had had enough time to change their recipes to comply with the regulations, which had been announced in the Government Gazette in April.

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