Red Meat Industry Forum comment on Listeriosis Outbreak In South Africa

Press release issued by: Dave Ford Chairman Red Meat Industry Forum and Nadine Naylor General Manager South African Meat Processors Association – On behalf of the Red Meat Industry

The RMIF has noted with concern the media statement released by the Department of Health and the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) on 4 March 2018 which essentially concluded that the present outbreak was traced to a food production facility in Polokwane whilst raising further concerns about a facility in Germiston.…

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Nie-oordraagbare siektes – die produk van Armanskos*

Teen 2050 sal die uitdaging aan boere gestel word om ‘n addisionele 2,4 miljard honger monde te voer, waarvan die helfte hiervan in Afrika sal wees.

Meer kalorieë per hektaar en ‘n verlaagde bevolkingsaanwas om die gaping te vul, verskaf steeds nie die meer komplekse rede hoekom daar, nieteenstaande ons moderne voedsel stelsels, steeds honger, oorgewig en siek mense is nie.…

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Hoekom besoek Afrika leiers buitelandse dokters?

Die presidente van Nigerië, Angola, Zimbabwe, Benin en Algerië het almal iets in gemeen – ‘n waarskynlike tekort aan geloof in hul eie land se gesondheidstelsel.

In terme van wie die meeste tyd oorsee spandeer om mediese hulp te kry, vat Nigerië se president Muhammadu Buhari (74) die koek, maar al die leiers van bogenoemde lande reis oorsee om daar mediese dienste te bekom.…

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