People still contracting listeriosis‚ despite product recall

The death toll from South Africa's listeriosis outbreak last month was just one short of 200. Of the 199 deaths recorded so far‚ 105 are in Gauteng‚ according to an update from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases. A total of 1‚019 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to the NICD since January 1‚ 2017. [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:48+00:00May 28th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Supermarkets scramble to pull products linked to deadly listeriosis

Supermarket giants Shoprite and Pick n Pay on Sunday indicated they are withdrawing all products linked to the source of the world’s largest outbreak of listeria, which claimed 180 lives. This followed a safety recall by the National Consumer Commission after Tiger Brands subsidiary, an Enterprise Foods factory in Polokwane, was identified as the source [...]

By |2018-03-06T10:45:06+00:00March 6th, 2018|news|0 Comments