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Why the outrage over sugar tax job losses? Or, “we told you so.”

 20 Feb 19
The Sunday Tribune reports that as many as 350,000 jobs are at stake in the industries reliant on sugar.…

The problem of "fair‐labelling" and insurance

 16 Oct 18
We assign labels to things all the time. When you say, “Pass me a pen”, pen is the label we place on an object with which we expect to write words on paper.…

Media release: From nanny state to the nation’s baby sitter

30 May 18   FMF Media Release
The World Health Organisation (WHO), made up of unelected well-paid bureaucrats, and the SA government are determined to protect you from yourself whether you want them to or not.…

Media release: New Tobacco Bill anti-poor and racist; impact assessment missing

22 May 18   FMF Media Release
The FMF continues to be a strong voice frequently heard in the media against draconian anti-tobacco legislation and, specifically, the recently published Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, 2018 – the Tobacco Bill.…

Media release: Small business dismisses new tobacco Bill as war against the poor

15 May 18   FMF Media Release
A coalition of 14 associations, representing over 1.3 million South Africans working in the restaurant, tavern and hospitality industry, and in small business, have written to government to voice their collective dismay over the extreme measures prop…