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Maria
Yes, I do approve.
I have over the years noticed a marked decline in the quality of pet food, especially dry pet food. Some cat food is so unsuitable for cats, contain dry ground mielies, cats can’t eat that. This thing about “meat and fish derivatives added” that is sooo misleading as one has no idea what is actually being added to the pet food. This industry needs to be regulated and the health and safety of all pets be taken into account.
Ingrid
No, I do not approve .
By stating on a packet of pet food that one of the ingredients is ‘animal or meat products’ is not enough.
It is well known that euthanised dogs and cats are used in some of the cheaper products!
This is disgraceful considering that the euthanasia drug is still in the meat of these wretched animals!
The three D’s, destroyed, disabled, dead or dying carcasses used needs to be CLEARLY marked on each packet of food for the buyers perusal.
No wonder pets today are dying of terrible cancers, bowl and urinary disorders etc.
I want to know whether ‘animal fat’ is skimmed off the huge pots of reconstituted gunge, unthanaesed pets BEFORE l feed it to my pets!
Johann
Yes, I do approve.
Jane
Yes, I do approve.
I'm shocked that there is no regulations. Like all foods it should be made known ingredients. My animals are just as important to me as my family.
Hilton
Yes, I do approve.
It's not just pets it's also the less off families that eat pet food to survive
Gerard
Yes, I do approve.
We should care for our pets
Kim
Yes, I do approve.
Yes, I approve. We have sufficient resources, opportunity, and people in South Africa to bring this and more into fruition. A little collaboration will go a long way.
Kim
Yes, I do approve.
I am shocked there is not a bill already in place. We need to take care of our animals. They don't have a voice so we need to be their voice.
Dorian
Yes, I do approve.
Truly, I think it is self-explanatory, our responsibilities are 360, meaning we have to look after everything and that includes our animals and pets. Most people of ignorant of what animal feeds consists of and whether its good or not, as we are with our own food which is regulated so it goes without saying it is governments responsibility to have such regulation.
Michelle
Yes, I do approve.
I approve of this regulation if it will be used to control & better the food of our animals, and in a more humane way
Amanda
No, I do not approve .
Petfood is not cheap at all.
With all those appointments of a Registrar, advisory committees, advisers, assignees, auditors, and inspectors to assist the Registrar, what the hell is pet food going to cost then.
Where else do government plan to grab more and more money from the taxpayer.

Yvonne
Yes, I do approve.
You have to feed animals the right food for their species not hunan food which is bad for them. As well as plastic and gmo products
Chanel
Yes, I do approve.
Every product for comsumption by a living organism should be regulated. But by experts and in a way that corruption cannot take place.
Cleve
Yes, I do approve.
PLEASE REGULATE THIS MARKET, WE VALUE OUR PETS AND FARM ANIMALS!
Melissa
Yes, I do approve.
I agree with this. This market is not being regulated and thus, we are supplying unregulated and perhaps contaminated food and feed to our animals and livestock.

Something should be done to ensure that the manufacturing companies and suppliers are audited regularly and inspected for any below standard supplies.

Unfortunately the public are not educated enough to know what the correct nutritional needs are for animals and livestock and thus, rely on the manufacturer to ensure that their product is up to standard.

I think this will be great.
Sam
No, I do not approve .
I agree it needs to be regulated so that the end user gets the best quality for their money spent. I do not think, the there needs to be a new license fee or regulation fee charged by the government to do this. They just need to do the job they are already paid to do and do inspections and quality control and have proper standards and regulations that are checked to ensure companies uphold them.
Solaris
No, I do not approve .
Put your nose up your anus. You are part of a cosmic plot to further inter-stellar relations to dominate plane earth and its web of life. To you the corpse-oration low evil (=anti-live) we bid your farewell and total de-vibration. You have been informed countless times that you would be upgraded if you changed your attitude towards SOURCE. You have by your own initiative passed the point of no return. We can no longer prevent you from self-destruction.
Kathy
Yes, I do approve.
It is vital that end-users be protected from harmful feed additives.
However, this must be done through existing departments & must NOT cost the tax-paying public any extra.....we are already over-burdened.
Please politicians, make a positive contribution to global good health, it's much cheaper than funding healthcare facilities. Prevention is better than cure.....from a pharmacist of many years!
Thank you.
Debbie
No, I do not approve .
No no no!!! We are not allowing this flippen government to put their dirty little hands on any more money. They need to go first and then we can see whether this bill needs changing or whether there is problems with animal foods or not.
Chris
Yes, I do approve.
Pet and other animal food production should meet medically and SABS recommended standards of safety and nutrition. These feeds are a disgrace.
LINDA
Yes, I do approve.
I have found that the feed that is currently used by myself for my birds, do not supply all ingredients of the whole product.

Furthermore, the feed given to chickens and livestock, is developed to let them grow fast and make them fat. Both of these ingredients are detrimental to the health of the persons eating them.
Jesica
No, I do not approve .
Yes, all food related products whether for animal consumption or human consumption needs to be regulated. But the same department that deals with health and safety of human food products, should deal with this. One cannot just open a new department and or outsource a contract to do this when there are already people doing it. Budgets have already been cut in all government departments as there just isn't enough money.
Desire
No, I do not approve .
Yes, all food related products whether for animal consumption or human consumption needs to be regulated. But the same department that deals with health and safety of human food products, should deal with this. One cannot just open a new department and or outsource a contract to do this when there are already people doing it. Budgets have already been cut in all government departments as there just isn't enough money.
CECILIA
No, I do not approve .
There is nothing wrong with the pet food industry in SA. Its just a way for the corrupt ruling party to appoint more corrupt officials thus the ruling party can lay their dirty hands on more money. Or is Jacobs Zuma's children now looking for jobs thus a new registrar must be formed to accommodate them?
Rather rule the price of essentials like medicine & food prizes.
Pieter
No, I do not approve .
I do not believe that over-regulation is needed at this point