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A total of 87 cases of listeriosis were reported during the past year. While this number may seem high, it is in fact below what was expected.
Tiger Brands said first-half profit fell as Africa’s biggest publicly traded packaged-food company battles to overcome weak economic growth and the aftermath of a deadly outbreak of listeriosis.
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.
More than 200 people lost their lives due to the listeriosis outbreak which infected over a thousand people.
Tiger Brands is re-opening its meat products processing facility that was closed following a major listeriosis outbreak.
The price of polony initially fell by 14.4%, but has recovered slightly and is now 3.8% cheaper than in 2017.
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced that the listeriosis outbreak is officially over.
Over 200 people, including 80 babies, died in South Africa since a listeriosis outbreak was confirmed in South Africa. Woolworths just announced a new recall for fear of Listeria – though the risks should be small.
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.
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.
The class action brought against Tiger Brands following a listeriosis outbreak caused by some of its products, could take years before it finally gets to court.
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.
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Sporadic cases of listeriosis continue to affect South Africans even after the outbreak that killed 180 people was declared over earlier this year.
Egypt's government has lifted its temporary suspension of fresh fruits and vegetable imports from South Africa, a precaution to prevent the spread of listeriosis there.
The deadly listeriosis outbreak that killed more than 180 South Africans is finally a thing of the past, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced. We look at how it started, how it was traced, and how it was finally brought under control.
Despite challenging trading conditions and having to recall ready-to-eat meat products from its outlets earlier in the year, Famous Brands is expecting to release positive results at the end of August.
After the recent listeriosis outbreak that claimed the lives of more than 200 people, the department of health has come under fire for lax food safety legislation.
The Department of Trade and Industry says preliminary research shows that South Africa's pork industry has been the hardest hit following an outbreak of listeriosis.
News24 journalist Adiel Ismail has scooped the award for Best Health News Reporting of the Year at the prestigious Discovery Health Journalism Awards.
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