Promoting the improvement of dairy quality and safety

in the interest of the dairy industry and the consumer

legislation

SABS & SANS

South African Bureau of Standards & South African National Standards

sabsNon-Compulsory Standards Relating to Milk and Dairy Products Food Safety and Quality

  • SANS 1828:2016 – Edition 2.00
    Cleaning chemicals for use in the food industry 
  • SANS 1853:2009 – Edition 1.01
    Disinfectants and detergent-disinfectants for use in the food industry 
  • SANS 10049:2012 – Edition 4.01
    Food safety management requirements for prerequisite programmes (PRPs) 
  • SANS 10133:2012 – Edition 2.00
    The application of pesticides in food-handling, food-processing, and catering establishments 
  • SANS 22005:2009/ISO 22005:2007 – Edition 1.00
    Traceability in the feed and food chain – General principles and basic requirements for system design and implementation 
  • Notice of publication of SANS 22004:2016
    Food safety management systems – Guidance on the application of ISO 22000:2005 
  • SANS 314:2012/ISO 707:1997 – Edition 2.00
    Milk and milk products – Guidance on sampling 
  • SANS 1678:2014 – Edition 2.01
    Sterilised milk 
  • SANS 1679:2013 – Edition 2.01
    Pasteurised milk 
  • SANS 10330:2007 – Edition 2.01
    Requirements for a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system 
  • SANS 5763:2006 – Edition 2
    Efficacy of cleaning plant, equipment and utensils: swab technique 
  • SANS 898:2011 - Edition 1
    Good manufacturing practice for the self-mixing of feed in the livestock industry

Compulsory Standards Relating to Milk and Dairy Products Food Safety and Quality

The National Regulator for Compulsory Standards enforces the following standards (extensions of the regulations) in terms of the Trade Metrology Act, 1973, Act 77 of 1973:

  • SANS 289:2016 – Edition 1.06
    Labelling requirements for prepackaged products (prepackages) and general requirements for the sale of goods subject to legal metrology control
  • SANS 458:2011 – Edition 1.02
    Tolerances permitted for the accuracy of measurements of products (including pre-packaged products) in terms of legal metrology legislation
  • SANS 1841:2015 – Edition 2.01
    Control of the quantity of contents in prepacked packages within the prescriptions of legal metrology legislation

The undermentioned acts administer the following standards for drinking water:

  • SANS 241–1:2015 - Edition 2, Part 1
    Microbiological, physical,aesthetic and chemical determinants
  • SANS 2412:2015 - Edition 2, Part 2
    Application of SANS 241-1

• Municipal Systems Act, 2000, Act 32 of 2000

• Health Act, 2003, Act 61 of 2003

• Water Services Act, 1997, Act 108 of 1997

• Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972, Act 54 of 1972

All SANS documents can be ordered electronically at http://www.store.sabs.co.za/ or at 012 428 7911

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