Jun 6, 2012

#BDS PCHR Welcomes South Africa Move to Label West Bank Goods

The South African Ministry of Trade and Industry has signified its intention to outlaw the labelling of products from illegal Israeli settlements as ‘Made in Israel’.
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Rob Davies, published a notice in the Government Gazette on Thursday, 10 May 2012, stating: “I, … intend to issue a Notice in terms of … the Consumer Protection Act…to require traders in South Africa, not to incorrectly label products that originate from Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) as products of Israel” (GG No.35328 Notice 379 of 2012).  Read article here

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