Namibian retailers and food outlets relying on imported prime meat cuts from South Africa are feeling the pinch of the ban on meat exports due to foot-and-mouth disease in South Africa. The only positive spin-off for South African meat lovers is that they may enjoy lower prices.
Outlets Run Dry As Meat Ban Impacts Local Markets
New Era, 22 January 2019
Namibian retailers and food outlets relying on imported prime meat cuts from South Africa are feeling the pinch of the ban on meat exports to neighbouring countries due to the… Read more »
Lessons From Namibia On Curbing the Spread of Foot and Mouth Disease
The Conversation Africa, 18 January 2019
South Africa is in the middle of a severe outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. Although it's not harmful to humans, it causes mouth ulcers and foot lesions in hoofed animals such as… Read more »
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak Poses Namibia With Daunting Task
New Era, 15 January 2019
The suspension of import and in-transit movement of cloven-hoofed animals or their products from South Africa due to the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in that country… Read more »
Experts Deployed to Check Extent of Foot and Mouth Disease
SAnews.gov.za, 14 January 2019
A team of veterinary services experts has been deployed in Vhembe district, Limpopo, to check the extent of the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). Read more »
'Foot-and-Mouth Disease Won't Affect Namibia'
Namibian, 10 January 2019
Namibia's Meat Board said the current foot-and-mouth outbreak in the Limpopo province of South Africa will not affect Namibia because most meat products In Namibia come from the… Read more »
Mozambique Maintains Ban On South African Meat
AIM, 23 January 2019
The Mozambican government is maintaining its ban on the import of meat from South Africa because of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in Limpopo province. Read more »
Gauteng On High Alert Following Outbreak of Foot and Mouth in Limpopo
SAnews.gov.za, 11 January 2019
The Gauteng Provincial Government has called on livestock farmers to take extra care in implementing measures to prevent any introduction of livestock with an unknown origin and… Read more »
Karan Beef Straightens Record On Weaner Prices 'Fixing'
Karan Beef - the continent's biggest player in the Namibian weaner procurement market - has vehemently refuted rumours on social media about it meddling with weaner prices to… Read more »
Namibia Okays Biltong Imports From SA
Namibian, 14 January 2019
BILTONG, processed karakul pelts and cooked meat from cloven-hoofed animals are some of the only products that can be imported from South Africa due to the foot-and-mouth disease… Read more »
Namibia's suspension of meat imports from South Africa is due to an outbreak of the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease. The disease, which causes lesions and lameness in ... Read more »
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