Technical

The NCM Technical committee consists of suitably qualified technical representatives who are nominated by member milling companies to deal with all matters technical.

During 2014/2015 the committee dealt with many technical issues eg:

Projects

  • SANS 458 – Weight loss survey
  • DOH Fortification Initiative

Legislation

  • Consumer Protection Act – Labelling of GMOs
  • Act 36 of 1947 Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies. Proposed Repeal of Regulation R2054 ({4ccc6cec6a7e93172d0781a7cd98a6b85757d64c74d428ed735e9bf260778857} moisture on Hominy Chop).
  • Agricultural Products Standards Act – Maize Product Standards Act
  • Draft wheat grading regulations (noting the removal of the Cultivar list)