Tiger Brands receives listeriosis class action summons, vows to fight it

2019-04-17 10:07

In February, the court determined that Richard Spoor Attorneys could go ahead with its class action application representing more than 1000 people affected by the listeriosis outbreak that claimed over 200 lives.

This is how much South Africa’s listeriosis victims may get, lawyers say

2018-12-05 10:00

There are some 1,000 claimants in the class action lawsuit triggered by Listeria traced back to Tiger Brands' Enterprise polony factory. If they are all successful in those claims, best-guess estimates suggest they will be paid between R100 million and R2 billion.

UPDATE: Court rules that listeriosis class action can go ahead

2018-12-03 11:24

More than 200 people lost their lives due to the listeriosis outbreak which infected over a thousand people.

Tiger Brands reopens meat processing plant after listeriosis outbreak

2018-10-12 10:41

Tiger Brands is re-opening its meat products processing facility that was closed following a major listeriosis outbreak.

Investors dump Tiger Brands after profit warning

2018-08-16 12:31

Tiger Brands share price slumped more than 10% after the food, home and personal care products maker warned that annual profits would be up to 37% lower than the previous year.

Pig farmers 'pray' as Tiger Brands shuts plants after deaths

2018-06-04 08:06

The People First Piggery in the gritty South African mining city of Rustenburg used to slaughter 150 pigs each month. It’s now down to zero.

Lawyers say Tiger Brands may have to pay listeriosis victims up to R3 million each

2018-04-26 15:27

The company's own test confirms deadly listeria strain in its products.

Rights firm Spoor launches Tiger Brands class action

2018-04-01 08:35

Food giant and its subsidiary Enterprise face sizeable compensation claims.

Listeria takes a bite out of trade as countries ban SA's processed meat

2018-03-28 14:20

The bacteria, which has led to 183 deaths, has also rocked RCL Foods and Tiger Brands’ Enterprise Foods, whose facilities have been linked with listera monocytogenes.

Declare state of emergency over listeriosis outbreak, urges EFF

2018-03-22 20:29

The EFF is demanding that President Cyril Ramaphosa declare a state of emergency to deal with the listeriosis outbreak that has claimed more than 180 lives.


No summons for listeriosis class action suit yet - Tiger Brands

2019-02-20 11:02

Tiger Brands, which had to recall cold meat products after a listeriosis outbreak early in 2018, says it has not yet received a summons for a class action suit.

Listeriosis: Tiger Brands to cooperate with class action - but maintains it's not guilty yet

2018-12-03 20:06

Tiger Brands chief corporate affairs officer Mary Jane Morifi said the company would support the class action notice process to ensure that anyone with a legitimate claim can be informed of the class action.

Tiger Brands reels from impact of listeriosis outbreak

2018-11-22 10:23

Tiger Brands' financial results show that the company has been hammered by tough trading conditions, including the impact of a deadly listeriosis outbreak.

This is how much cheaper polony is right now – compared to before listeriosis

2018-09-04 08:21

The price of polony initially fell by 14.4%, but has recovered slightly and is now 3.8% cheaper than in 2017.

Tiger Brands may not find how deadly bacteria entered its plant

2018-06-21 07:08

Tiger Brands may never know how a strain of bacteria linked by the government to the world’s deadliest outbreak of listeriosis entered its factory, Bloomberg reports.

Tiger Brands seeks new food safety standard

2018-05-27 09:04

The company, which is at the centre of a listeriosis crisis, is waiting for feedback from government departments.

Zambia partially lifts ban on SA listeriosis-risky food

2018-04-03 20:43

Zambia says it has partially lifted a ban on processed meat and diary products from South Africa that were linked to the world’s worst outbreak of listeriosis.

Listeriosis: Class action suit against Tiger Brands, Enterprise launched in Johannesburg court

2018-03-29 11:21

A class action suit has been launched against Tiger Brands and Enterprise Foods at the Johannesburg High Court over listeriosis.

Tiger brands cans 300 contract jobs

2018-03-25 09:33

The outbreak of listeriosis means the company has been forced to shut down operations at four of its factories.

'Low levels' of listeria detected at Tiger Brands' Pretoria plant

2018-03-19 16:44

Tiger Brands has closed its factory in Pretoria after it detected "low levels" of listeria at the plant.

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