Chickens at a JSE-listed RCL farm in Pietermaritzburg are at risk of starving as the main N3 highway closure is preventing the food producer and owner of Rainbow Chicken brands from delivering sufficient soya from its mills in Gauteng, while bread production has also been halted by numerous food producers. 

The looting and large-scale destruction of property and infrastructure in KwaZulu-Natal and parts of Gauteng, including the ransacking of more than 200 bottle stores, has put food security at risk, with experts warning that hungry consumers could further destabilise the very volatile situation...

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