Customs Updated:
31 Jul 2017

Karoo Lam/Karoo Lamb GI - Comment due

The Department of Agriculture on 02 August, in terms of the Agricultural Product Standards Act, announced its intention to register and protect Karoo Lam/Karoo Lamb intended for sale in South Africa as a South African Geographical Indication (GI). Comment is due by 01 September.

Information regarding the proposed Geographical Indication is available on the Department of Agriculture’s website at, go to "Branches" → "Agricultural Production, Health & Food Safety” → “Food Safety & Quality Assurance" → "Geographical Indications (GIs)", or can be forwarded via electronic mail or posted to any interested party upon request.

Story by: Riaan de Lange