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Three major mistakes Tiger Brands made in response to the listeriosis crisis
Tiger Brands, the South African food giant at the centre of the listeriosis storm engulfing the country, is facing serious brand erosion as a result of the way it handled the unfolding crisis.
Listeriosis found on dairy farm and in two shops near Ladysmith
Six people have already been affected by the disease in the Ladysmith area, with one confirmed death.
NICD Listeriosis Situation Report 14 March 2018, using data at close of business 12 March 2018
A total of 978 cases has been reported since 2017. Since the last situational update (8 March 2018), 11 additional cases have been reported to the National Institute of Communicable Diseases.
Scientists may have new weapon to fight Listeria
Researchers from North Carolina State University have pinpointed new compounds that may be effective in containing the virulence of Listeria, a bacterium that can cause severe food poisoning and death.
Food safety is OUR problem
The last week has seen a record number of food safety articles in the press, on social media and all media channels. And it’s long overdue.It is always such a privilege to be able to provide comment on a story educating public on food safety issues...
How to eradicate Listeria from your kitchen or small shop
Useful document from the National Institute of Communicable Diseases on How to Eradicate Listeria From Your kitchen or Small Shop
Bill Marler on the Listeriosis Outbreak in South Africa
Bill Marler shared his insights with food industry professionals at the Food Focus listeria workshop in March 2018. We chatted with him about his visit to South Africa, the listeriosis outbreak and what this will mean for the food industry.
What Happened To Tiger Brands Could Have Happened To Any Business'
"Tiger Brands are a responsible producer," says a South African hygiene and sanitation expert.
NICD Listeriosis Situation Report 8 March 2018
967 cases and 183 deaths according to the latest situation report from the National Institute of Communicable Diseases. The damage has not yet run its course.
Media statement DOH: Source of Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa
Official media release from the DOH names the source of the present listeriosis outbreak as the Enterprise food-production facility in Polokwane. Additionally, preliminary results show that several ready-to-eat processed meat products from the Enterprise facility located in Germi
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