Webinar | Listeriosis in South Africa - Lessons Learned

The Listeria monocytogenes outbreak in South Africa for ready-to-eat meat products is recognized as the largest among the recorded Listeria outbreaks worldwide since the beginning of 2017.
Peter Embarek from the WHO and Henk C. den Bakker from the University of Georgia review the outbreak in detail and share lessons learned.
This webinar was made possible by a generous contribution from Ecolab. 

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