Tiger Brands shares slump in wake of trading update

2020-02-12 11:40

The food producer is expecting a drop in its headline earnings per share of up to 37% for the six months ended March 2020.

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.

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.

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.

RCL says French lab cleared its Wolwehoek factory of listeriosis

2018-03-16 09:43

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.

Institutions showing signs of death - Part 1: The National Consumer Commission

2018-03-13 09:04

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.

Listeriosis litigation no doubt looming - legal expert

2018-03-09 06:11

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.

WATCH: EFF fighters remove Enterprise products from Kokstad Shoprite

The EFF is taking matters into their own hands in the wake of the listeriosis outbreak.

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Consumers have a right to safe products - Davies

2018-03-06 13:34

Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies says owners of food facilities where listeriosis has been detected must “clean up their act”.


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.

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 scare: Polony recall costs RCL Foods R75m

2018-03-26 17:36

This figure includes the costs of recalls and returns from customers, distribution and handling, destruction and dumping, testing, and media and communications.

Township favourites shunned amid listeriosis scandal

2018-03-19 07:41

Customers are wary of buying SA street food favourites such as kotas, as the country tackles its worst ever food poisoning outbreak.

In response to: Institutions showing signs of death - The National Consumer Commission

2018-03-16 08:47

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.

Red meat industry body queries listeriosis 'misinformation'

2018-03-13 08:05

The Red Meat Industry Forum says it is concerned that the entire processed meat industry has been implicated in the listeriosis outbreak without justification.

Why the listeriosis outbreak is 'just the tip of the iceberg'

2018-03-08 19:00

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.

Tons of recalled meat are headed for public landfill sites – and that could spell an entirely new disaster

2018-03-07 07:24

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.

This is the factory the South African government believes is responsible for the biggest listeriosis outbreak in the world

2018-03-05 14:53

An Enterprise Foods factory in Polokwane was identified on Sunday morning as the source of the deadly strain of listeria.

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