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We’re all invited…

We’re all invited… to participate in public hearings on the Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Bill 2014, taking place around the country during the month of April 2015. See link below for schedule of when they’ll be in your area .1

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, CONSUMER ALERT, CONSUMER AWARENESS, DAIRY, ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING HAZARDS, FARM, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, freerange, LABELLING, PIG FARMING, POULTRY FARMING

Consumer Action Alert

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, CONSUMER ALERT, CONSUMER AWARENESS, ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING HAZARDS, PICK N PAY, PnP, Producers of meat, RETAILERS, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS

Our biggest smile yet…

Goes to the small, hard working and unflinching team of The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) for all the effort they put into protecting the animals of South Africa. Sometimes, in their investigations, even being

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, CONSUMER AWARENESS, FOOD LOVERS MARKET, FRIDAY SMILE, GWK, MINDFUL EATING, PIG FARMING, PIGGERY, POULTRY FARMING, Producers of meat, RETAILERS

NSPCA Discovers Yet More Cruelty

NSPCA Discovers Yet More Cruelty Please scroll down to view the response from the retailers… A routine inspection of the GWK Abattoir and feedlot in De Aar in the Northern Cape by NSPCA Senior Inspector Grace Le Lange, uncovered yet

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, CONSUMER AWARENESS, FOOD LOVERS MARKET, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, GWK, RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS

Mindful Monday # 8

Please see new link here

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Posted in CONSPIRACY, CONSUMER AWARENESS, DIETS, FOOD SECURITY, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES & FOOD, MINDFUL EATING, NUTRITION, PICK N PAY, PnP, PUBLIC HEALTH, RETAILERS, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS

Help a Pig Out

  If you would like any further information then please email us (grassconsumergroup@gmail.com) or view the below links See the background to this story here: http://www.travelwrite.co.za/pig-industrys-filthy-secrets/ http://www.travelwrite.co.za/no-sappo-we-wont-go/ http://www.biznews.com/health/2014/07/03/go-whole-hog-woolies-pnp-face-horrors-pig-farming/ https://grassconsumeraction.wordpress.com/pig-farming/   For more information on pig farming concerns visit the websites

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, CONSUMER AWARENESS, DIETS, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES & FOOD, PASTURE REARED, PICK N PAY, PIG FARMING, PIGGERY, PnP, PUBLIC HEALTH, RETAILERS, Samic, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS

South African Consumers Comment on Woolies Dairy

Grass is always interested to know what South African consumers have to say about food related issues. Since the Woolworths Dairy story first broke (here) there has been a flood of comments – please let us know if there are

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Posted in CONSUMER AWARENESS, DAIRY, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, PASTURE REARED, RETAILERS, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS