Red Meat Producers Organisation

BFAP | Commodity Market Analytics News Publications

BFAP-Perspectives on Agriculture GDP Performance South Africa’s seasonally adjusted and annualised GDP increased by 4.6% in the first quarter of 2021, but agriculture, which was the star performer in 2020, contracted by 3.2% on a seasonally adjusted and annualised basis. However, a direct comparison of Q1 2021 to Q1 […]


WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY | 7 June 2021 Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow World Food Safety Day (WFSD) celebrated on 7 June 2021 aims to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market […]

PRESS RELEASE | FMD | Red Meat Producers Organization

Please find here the Press Release from the RPO: PRESS RELEASE (for immediate release) OUTBREAK OF FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE IN KWAZULU-NATAL FURTHER SETBACK FOR THE RED MEAT INDUSTRY The red meat industry has a turnover of more than R80 billion per annum and is often refer to as the […]

Press Release | Stock Theft Data – December 2020

See here the Stock Theft Prevention Forum’s Report on Stock Theft Data for 2021: Stock Theft Dec 2020 Veediefstal Des 2020 PRESS RELEASE (for immediate release) LIVESTOCK THEFT – THE PICTURE IN DECEMBER 2020 During the presentation of crime statistics on 13 November 2020 for the first time the Minister […]

Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) Awareness | DALRRD-NAHF 2021

Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is an insidious pneumonic disease of cattle sometimes referred to as lung sickness. Clinically, CBPP is manifested by anorexia, fever, and respiratory symptoms such as dyspnoea, cough, and nasal discharge. CBPP is found in the acute, subacute, and chronic forms. Currently, South Africa is free of […]

#BrakesonBrucellosis-Prevention for the Veterinarian and Para-Veterinarian

Veterinarians or para-veterinary professionals should take the necessary precautions when handling any animal that may potentially be infected with Brucellosis, e.g. a cow from a positive or unknown status herd that has aborted or that requires calving assistance. Wearing the correct personal protective equipment (PPE) including shoulder-length disposable plastic gloves, […]