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1 AFMA Feed Safety for Food Safety Portfolio Committee: Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries 13 March March 2013

2 CLARITY & DESTINCTION: ● LICENCING - FACILITIES ● REGISTRATION - COMPONENTS ● ACT 35 – ANIMAL HEALTH ● ACT 36 – FERTILZER, ANIMAL FEEDS

3 OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION: ● INTRODUCTION & BACKGROUND ● AFMA’s AFFILIATIONS & LINKS ● AFMA’s ROLE IN FEED SAFETY

4 ▪ ▪ AFMA members:± 6.64 mil tons ▪ SA Feedlots (B & S) : ± 2.08 mil tons ▪ Pig Producers: ± tons ▪ Dairy Farmers: ± tons ▪ Other manufacturers: ± 1.0 mil tons ► Gross Turnover Value of +/- R 48 Billion. NATIONAL FEED PRODUCTION (2011/12) NATIONAL FEED PRODUCTION (2011/12)

5 AFMA CALC. ► ► HOME MIXING – 70% ► ► ISO – 70% ► ► ISO 9001 – 90% AFMA MEMBERS

6 AFMA’s 110 members include the following:AFMA’s 110 members include the following: Full members (Feed Manufacturers) + Associate members (Supply to Industry) Full members (Feed Manufacturers) + Associate members (Supply to Industry) –Traders –Premix Manufacturers –Producer suppliers –Equipment Suppliers –Other SADC – MembersSADC – Members

7 USA The Pure Food and Drug Act of June 30, 1906 The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act of 1938 AUSTRALIA NSWStock Foods Act 1940 QueenslandThe Stock Act 1915 South AustraliaStock Food Act 1941 SOUTH AFRICA Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies – Act 36 of 1947

8 USA The Pure Food and Drug Act of June 30, 1906 The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act of 1938 AUSTRALIA NSWStock Foods Act 1940 QueenslandThe Stock Act 1915 South AustraliaStock Food Act 1941 SOUTH AFRICA Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies – Act 36 of 1947

9 USA The Pure Food and Drug Act of June 30, 1906 The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act of 1938 AUSTRALIA NSWStock Foods Act 1940 QueenslandThe Stock Act 1915 South AustraliaStock Food Act 1941 SOUTH AFRICA Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies – Act 36 of 1947

10 USA The Pure Food and Drug Act of June 30, 1906 The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act of 1938 AUSTRALIA NSWStock Foods Act 1940 QueenslandThe Stock Act 1915 South AustraliaStock Food Act 1941 SOUTH AFRICA Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies – Act 36 of 1947

11 USA The Pure Food and Drug Act of June 30, 1906 The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act of 1938 AUSTRALIA NSWStock Foods Act 1940 QueenslandThe Stock Act 1915 South AustraliaStock Food Act 1941 SOUTH AFRICA Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies – Act 36 of 1947

12 USA The Pure Food and Drug Act of June 30, 1906 The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act of 1938 AUSTRALIA NSWStock Foods Act 1940 QueenslandThe Stock Act 1915 South AustraliaStock Food Act 1941 SOUTH AFRICA Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies – Act 36 of 1947 More scientific app to management and nutrition of prod animals

13 NOT FULLY SEEN AS PART OF FOOD CHAIN SINCE EARLY 70’S STARTING INTERGRATION TODAY FULLY INTERGRATED WITH THE FOOD VALUE CHAIN ANIMAL FEEDS

14 “AND IN ORDER TO” – ► disseminate an efficient and effective traceability system; ► ensure compliance with food safety requirements; ► improve food security through the availability of safe and efficacious fertilizers and feeds; ► protect the consumers and users of fertilizers and feeds; ► enhance product liability and consumer protection; and ► ensure compliance with matters that relate to animal, human and environmental health,

15 Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Animal Feeding

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17 “How food scares galloped across Europe” “Belgium removes pork from sale as new dioxin scare hits country” “UN strengthens regulations on melamine”

18 SELF REGULTION ►AFMA CODE OF CONDUCT ►ALL LEGISLATION and REGULASIONS ►ALL AFMA MEMBERS (FULL + ASS.) ►3 rd PARTY CERTIFICATION ► EXTERNAL COMPLIANCE AUDITORS ► INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITED ► LOCAL COMPANY

19 AFMA CODE OF CONDUCT ► 10 - COMPLINACE REQUIREMENTS ► 8 - LEGAL COMPLIANCE ► 5 - DEALS - FOOD SAFETY

20 PROPOSED BILL ► AFMA FULLY SUPPORTS PRINCIPLES BUT ► COMPLY FOOD SAFETY = ADDRESS SPES MATTERS

21 MATTERS TO BE ADDRESSED – FOOD SAFETY ► LICENSING ► HOME MIXING – INCL. WHEN IN FOOD CHAIN ► CLEAR CRITEREA FOR LICENSING (CATEGORIES) ► EXEMPT - STORAGE ► REGISTRATION ► ALL COMPONENTS USED IN MANUFACTURING ► CLOSE LOOPHOLE - PREMIXES

22 MATTERS TO BE ADDRESSED – FOOD SAFETY (Cont.) ► TECH STAND. ADVISORY COMMITTEE ► COMPOSISION OF COMMITTEE ► CLEAR DESTINCTION ROLES & RESPONSIBILITY ► ADVISING MINISTER = POLICY ; REGISTRAR = IMPLEMENTATION ► ELECT OWN CHAIRPERSON ► FOCUS – TECH SKILLS & EXPERTISE

23 MATTERS TO BE ADDRESSED – OTHER ► LEGALLITY ► Min NOT ASSIGN – NOT AUTHORIZED ► LEGAL BASIS FOR TONNAGE FEE ► UNCLEAR – MINISTER OVERRIDE THE ACT ► APPEAL BOARD ► DUPLICATION OF SYSTEM

24 MATTERS TO BE ADDRESSED – OTHER ► EXPORTS ► MUCH CLARIFICATION NEEDED ► DEFINITIONS ► MUCH CLARIFICATION NEEDED – WRITTEN SUBMISSION ► INSPECTORS vs. AUDITORS ► CRITICAL ROLE & IMPORTANT ► ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS & COMPITENCIES ► CAN USE 3 rd PARTY ACCREDITED CERTIFYING BODIES

25 MATTERS TO BE ADDRESSED – OTHER ► TERMS – PUBLIC INTEREST ► VERY WIDE - NEED TO BE CLEARLY DEFINED AND STIPUTATED

26 THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION !

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29 AFMA CODE of CONDUCT 1.All legal requirements in terms of Act 35 of 1984, Act 36 of 1947 and Act 101 of 1956 must be complied with; 2.Animal Feed Manufacturers must meet the requirements of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) to ensure feed safety; 3.Animal Feed Manufacturers must recognize the importance of a Food Safety Management System and adopt the relevant procedures; 4.Technical animal feed recommendations and formulation must be carried out by qualified Animal Scientists that are registered with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (Act 27 of 2003);

30 AFMA CODE of CONDUCT 5.Animal Feed Manufacturers must comply with the Basic Conditions of Employment Act; 6.Animal Feed Manufacturers must promote the AgriBEE Act as laid down by the National Department of Trade and Industry; 7.Animal Feed Manufacturers must comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act; 8.Animal Feed Manufacturers must comply with all relevant legal requirements so as to not bring the Industry, Association or its members into disrepute;

31 AFMA CODE of CONDUCT 9. Animal Feed Manufacturers’ mills, must at a confirmed date be available for auditing for the conformance to the AFMA Code of Conduct by an accredited body which will be appointed by AFMA. 10.Animal Feed Manufacturers will comply with the MAIN OBJECT of AFMA as stipulated in its Memorandum of Association – “The main object of the Organisation is to promote the interests of its members and those of the animal feeds industry and the community insofar as they relate to each other”.


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