Avian Influenza EU–DAFF is sending an inspection team to the Netherlands,Spain and Poland in February 2018 to inspect facilities and controls.

Other previously AI infected countries will be visited after 1 March-no details are available at this time.

Safeguard-Discussions between SA and the EU are continuing with each party sticking to its guns.It is possible that a dispute may be declared followed by mediation.

In the interim AMIE’s litigation against the DTI continues.