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Poultry industry takes on US chicken quota as court case brews

The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) wants government to review the quota of US poultry imports, following the imposition of tariffs on local aluminium and steel products. In court papers filed in the North Gauteng Court, the organisation argues that US tariffs on SA steel and aluminium exports have affected the benefits that South Africa […]

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Coca-Cola ventures into Cannabis

The world’s largest beverage company may be the next industry giant to jump into the cannabis drinks business. Coca-Cola says it is monitoring the nascent industry and is interested in CBD – the non-psychoactive ingredient in marijuana – for beverages as soda consumption slows. The soft-drinks maker is in talks with a major Canadian marijuana […]

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These are the 14 ‘fake foods’ currently being investigated

The Department of Health has announced that it will look into the safety of alleged ‘fake foods’ which were featured in videos widely circulated on social media. “Due to the high volume of complaints received by the department in the past few days, we take these allegations seriously as potential for danger to human health,” […]

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Heineken is betting on a brew made with marijuana instead of alcohol, and it could help give a boost to the struggling beer industry

Lagunitas, Heineken’s fast-growing California beer label, bills its new brew as “hoppy sparkling water.” That’s because these cans of brew contain zero alcohol. Instead of booze, the beer is made with THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. Called Hi-Fi Hops, Lagunitas’ new cannabis drink is the latest wave of a larger move by established companies diving […]