Tiger Brands earnings down 17%, still reeling from listeriosis outbreak

2019-11-22 09:03

Food and beverage company Tiger Brands' headline earnings per share is down 17%, on the back of a difficult trading environment.

Listeriosis class action case could be delayed 'for years'

2019-10-09 05:36

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.

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.

#ThatHappened: Twitter SA's hottest political and economic topics of 2018

2018-12-07 06:45

Here are some of the political and financial topics that gave our favourite sports teams and most loved-soapies a run for their money in the Twitter-sphere.

Listeriosis: Cape Town woman hospitalised but cases taper off

2018-11-05 22:37

Sporadic cases of listeriosis continue to affect South Africans even after the outbreak that killed 180 people was declared over earlier this year.

Egypt lifts SA fresh goods ban as listeriosis threat subsides

2018-09-19 14:07

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.

Listeriosis outbreak: How it started, how it was traced, and how it was finally stopped

2018-09-03 16:43

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.

Famous Brands expecting to dish up strong results

2018-08-17 11:35

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.

State under fire over lax food safety regulations

2018-07-08 11:09

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.

Local processed meat demand down 75% due to listeriosis

2018-06-08 11:42

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.


Listeriosis: No new outbreak, annual cases actually below expected range

2019-10-16 10:55

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 profit drops 12% in wake of listeriosis outbreak

2019-05-22 09:04

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.

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.

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.

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.

Listeriosis outbreak officially over - Motsoaledi

2018-09-03 12:04

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced that the listeriosis outbreak is officially over.

Woolworths is recalling rice over fears of Listeria

2018-07-10 17:36

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 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.

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.

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