Promoting the improvement of dairy quality and safety

in the interest of the dairy industry and the consumer

Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Agricultural Product Standard Act, 1990, Act 119 of 1990

  Published   Industry Dispensations 

Regulation 1510 of 22 November 2019

Intention to withdraw dairy industry dispensations - 14 February 2019

Regulations regarding the classification, packing and marking of edible ices intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa

  Published   Industry Dispensations 

R.78 of 8 February 2013

Industry dispensation - 26 June 2013

Edible ices regulation – 21 January 2016

Amendment to industry dispensation _ Edible Ices - 15 Sept 2015                                                  

Restrictions on the use of certain GI Cheese Names in terms of the EU, SADC and EPA
  Published   Industry Dispensations 


Restrictions on the use of certain Cheese names - EU SADC EPA - 15 Nov '16

Compositional Standards for Imported Cheeses Protected in terms of the EU SADC Economic Partnership Agreement - 21 June 2017

GIs under the Merchandise Marks Act - 21 October '16


Regulation for RSA Geographical Indications - R.447 of 22 March 2019

The above agricultural legislation can be obtained from

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