Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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.
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.
This figure includes the costs of recalls and returns from customers, distribution and handling, destruction and dumping, testing, and media and communications.
Customers are wary of buying SA street food favourites such as kotas, as the country tackles its worst ever food poisoning outbreak.
In his opinion piece titled: "Institutions showing sign of death – Part 1: The National Consumer Commission", Mpumelelo Mkhabela pens a misguided narrative of the mandate of the NCC, writes Trevor Hattingh.
The Red Meat Industry Forum says it is concerned that the entire processed meat industry has been implicated in the listeriosis outbreak without justification.
South Africa was this week rocked by the revelation of something that food safety experts have been saying for years: what we're eating could be killing us.
Take meat to supermarkets to store until it can be safely disposed – but how that will be done is still very much an open question.
An Enterprise Foods factory in Polokwane was identified on Sunday morning as the source of the deadly strain of listeria.
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.
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.
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.
RCL Foods says tests conducted by an independent laboratory in France show the Free State polony plant of its subsidiary Rainbow is clear of the ST6 listeria strain.
South Africa has an institution dedicated to fight on behalf of aggrieved consumers. It is alive. No, it is dead. It's called the National Consumer Commission, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
There will be likely be countless loss of support claims as well as negligence claims after the recent oubreak of listeriosis, a medical claims expert tells Fin24.
The EFF is taking matters into their own hands in the wake of the listeriosis outbreak.
Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies says owners of food facilities where listeriosis has been detected must “clean up their act”.
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