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November 10, 2017

EU chicken dumping starves Africa

Unlike other countries on the continent, South Africa ignores the high cost of cheap chicken imports   The European Union has a long and shameful history […]
November 6, 2017

Chicken workers deliver heart-felt message of Christmas misery to Zuma

A PETITION calling for President Zuma to rescue the chicken industry was delivered by the FairPlay anti-dumping advocacy movement this week.   Addressed to President Zuma, […]
November 3, 2017

No chicken in workers’ pot

THE government must be kidding if it claims to be rescuing the chicken industry with an export-focused portion of its R1 billion investment in agro-processing (“Helping […]
October 19, 2017

LETTER: Antidumping law needed

David Wolpert builds a logical argument on a false premise (Local poultry sector flying, October 13). He speaks for chicken importers and doesn’t want any limits […]
October 10, 2017

Task team must act to end dumping of chicken or industry could implode

While the crisis continues, interdepartmental body has produced no report since it was set up nearly a year ago   An important anniversary is on the […]
September 22, 2017

Where’s the urgency to deal with dumping?

At the end of last year, the government set up a task team to investigate the problems besetting the chicken industry, particularly the flood of dumped […]
September 13, 2017

Save our Industry

There’s a tide of anger and frustration rising over Government’s failure to support the local chicken industry, allowing huge imports of cheap foreign poultry to devastate […]
August 30, 2017

LETTER: Chicken sources known

David Wolpert, lobbyist for the chicken importers (Mystery chicken dumpers, August24), need wonder no more. The source of dumped chicken imports is no mystery. Details are […]
August 22, 2017

LETTER: Poultry dumping is real

The evasions from chicken importers continue (Allegations do not constitute proof of dumping, August 15). Donald Mackay and the association of importers he represents will not […]
August 17, 2017

Opinion: South Africa’s chicken industry may not survive beyond 2018

The dumping of chicken exports in South Africa from European Union member states reflects an ongoing pattern of the EU ignoring its own international development and […]
August 15, 2017

Dumping – a worldwide problem affecting South Africa

DUMPING IMPACTS SOUTH AFRICAS GRAIN PRODUCERS, WITH THE POULTRY INDUSTRY THE LARGEST COMPONENT OF OUR AGRICULTURAL SECTOR. SCENARIO ASKED FRANCOIS BAIRD, FOUNDER OF THE FAIRPLAY ANTI-DUMPING […]
August 10, 2017

EU must stop fowl play over dumping

‘Predictably, the EU pretends the local industry’s objections to the dumping are about ‘imports’ and protectionism,’ writes Francois Baird EU chicken producers have been dumping their […]
August 3, 2017

Dumped chicken imports causing South Africans to lose their jobs

Justice Richard Goldstone delivers the keynote address at the FairPlay Social Support Summit.   JOHANNESBURG – The one-day Summit, held in partnership with the University of […]
June 28, 2017

Claims by the EU that subsidies have no impact on chicken exports to South Africa are both false and misleading

Claims by the EU that subsidies have no impact on chicken exports to South Africa are both false and misleading..   The EU annually provides nearly […]
May 8, 2017

EU Trade Policies are Destroying Sustainable Farming and Exacerbating Rural Poverty in Africa

The dumping of chicken exports in South Africa reflects an ongoing pattern of the EU ignoring its own international development and co-operation objectives. Over the past […]
April 28, 2017

LETTER: Chicken fakes and facts

On behalf of chicken importers, Georg Southey pretends that claims of chicken dumping are “fake facts” (Rump and brisket are as different as wing and breast, […]
April 26, 2017

Avian Flu Outbreak in the EU a Temporary Reprieve to them Dumping Chicken

IN AN unattributed press release on its website, the EU office here claims that there is no EU dumping of chicken in South Africa. This statement […]
April 19, 2017

SAPA’s response to EU

In an unattributed press release on its website, the EU office here claims that there is no EU dumping of chicken in South Africa.   This […]
April 19, 2017

Kill EU hypocrisy, not the SA chicken Industry

Download PDF: Down with EU hypocrisy The EU office in South Africa is trying to hide the complicity of EU chicken producers in destroying, through the predatory […]
April 10, 2017

Justice Goldstone joins Fairplay as Patron

Justice Richard Goldstone, an internationally renowned jurist and human rights champion, has joined the FairPlay anti-dumping movement as its patron.   Justice Goldstone is a former […]
April 6, 2017

LETTER: Hold dumpers to account

You know someone has lost the argument when they start complaining about word count. On behalf of the chicken importers who are killing South African jobs, […]
April 3, 2017

Dumping chicken in SA puts many dreams on hold and jobs on the line

BUSI Zungu is sad. She had great plans for her future, but since she lost her job as a worker in the chicken industry at the […]

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