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.

Tiger Brands could lose R50 million a month, every month, if nobody wants to eat polony again – on top of R802 million in possible listeriosis costs

2018-03-19 15:24

Listeriosis is biting deep – and it will be deeper still if everyone shuns "value added meat products".

Tiger Brands puts costs of listeria precautions at hundreds of millions of rands

2018-03-19 12:01

The retailer has put the expected costs of recalling products by its subsidiary Enterprise Foods, suspension of production at facilities and the destruction of produce at a minimum of R380m.

Law firms look to maul Tiger Brands

2018-03-18 06:00

Three firms can’t wait to get their claws into class actions that could pay out millions of rands, writes Justin Brown.


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.

After confirming government tests, Tiger Brands commits to maybe considering listeriosis damages claims – if they are valid (and with some other caveats too)

2018-03-19 12:03

After it found the deadly strain of listeria in its own products, Tiger Brands says it will – "in due course" – "take steps to consider and address" claims around listeriosis, just as long as the claims are valid, and there is a "tangible link" with its products.

Tiger Brands is closing a third factory, and winding down an abattoir, after ‘very low levels of Listeria’ were found in its products

2018-03-19 11:16

The Enterprise factories in Polokwane and Germiston factories were closed at the beginning of March.

Three major mistakes Tiger Brands made in response to the listeriosis crisis

2018-03-16 06:49

Tiger Brands could and should have handled the listeriosis crisis better, says Ilse Struweg. Here's why.

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