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Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s ) - In this regulation the definition is the same as it is defined on the Genetically Modified Organisms Act, 1997 (Act No, 15 of 1997) - For purposes of section 24(6) of the Act and Regulation 7, all imported and locally produced goods that contains 5% or more GM components or ingredients have to be labeled as "contains genetically modified ingredients or components", giving South Africans the option to choose if they want to support this technology or not
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CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2008 (Act No. 68 of 2008) CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2008 (Act No. 68 of 2008) For purposes of Section 24(6) , the Minister promulgated regulation 7 which applies to all goods approved for commercialisation by the Executive Council for Genetically Modified Organisms established by section 3 of the Genetically Modified Organisms Act,15 of 1997. Currently, the approved products are Maize , Cotton, Imported Canola Oil, and Soya
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CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2008 (Act No. 68 of 2008) CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2008 (Act No. 68 of 2008) Thresholds in G M O labelling Only where goods, components or ingredients contain less than 1 % GMO material can a producer or importer claim that such a good, component or ingredient does not contain GMO . If the good, component or ingredient contains less that 5% it may be so labelled. If the good (good, component or ingredient) contains above 5% it MUST be labelled as containing GMO.
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THE ROLE OF the dti THE ROLE OF the dti - After receiving advice from the DAFF and the Department of Health the dti published draft amendments to the regulations that govern the labeling of GM food in South Africa. - the dti has received numerous comments on what the final regulations should state and is consolidating and considering such input. - the dti will recommend the final regulations to the Minister before the end of September 2013 for issuing.
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