Listeriosis

The listeriosis trauma gets even worse for mom and baby

Theto Ngubane is not quite six months old and about to undergo a third operation to insert a shunt into the ventricles of her brain to prevent excess …

Pregnancy

After SA’s listeriosis crisis, imported meats, too, need more fastidious testing

Picture: ISTOCK<p>To say there are problems with Brazil’s meat-inspection regime is an understatement. At various times during the past year dozens of …

Business (South Africa)

Tanzania Removes Ban On SA Meat

Red meat (file photo).<p>Dar es Salaam — Tanzania has formally lifted the ban on imports of meat and its products from South Africa. The Tanzania Food …

South Africa

Tough questions after listeriosis – are SA health control measures up to standard?

South African authorities have taken commendable steps to control the listeria outbreak and to step up local inspections. What is lacking are …

News (South Africa)

Good news out of South Africa; only one new listeriosis death

To view a larger version of this chart, please click on the image.Only one more listeriosis death in last two weeks is good news in S. AfricaTThe …

Listeria

Piggeries may get minister's assistance

JOHANNESBURG - Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana said the department would find ways to assist small-scale piggeries …

South Africa

S. Africa Says Processed Meat Demand Dropped 75% on Listeriosis

South Africa’s Department of Trade & Industry said preliminary research shows that the pork industry has been the hardest hit following an outbreak …

Business

Climate change set to accelerate listeriosis crisis | Saturday Star

It’s one of the world’s most virulent food-borne pathogens, is widely found in nature and has killed at least 208 people in South Africa in the past …

South Africa

Tiger Brands appoints new leadership - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Tiger Brands has appointed new leadership which will take up office at the beginning of July. The company has been adversely affected by the …

News (South Africa)

Tiger Brands wants new standards and food safety group

After listeriosis outbreaks in North America in recent years, the responsible parties involved usually responded with promises on their own to enact …

Agriculture

Pig farmers 'pray' for the pork industry

CAPE TOWN - After the listeriosis crisis hit South Africa in March this year, The People First Piggery in Rustenberg said that they are now down to …

Agribusiness

The day the pigs stayed home and celibate – Listeriosis threatens pig farmers

<i>CAPE TOWN — This little piggy went to market, this little piggy stayed home, this little piggy (and most other consumers) ate roast beef, most piggy</i> …

Agriculture

WATCH: What the listeriosis outbreak has cost Tiger Brands

News Leader<p>WATCH: What the listeriosis outbreak has cost Tiger Brands<p>25 May 2018 - 09:38 Business Day TV<p>A worker walks past polony products after …

Business (South Africa)

CDC Update - Tips for Food Safety This Summer

Update on what YOU need to know<p>Article Source: CDC<p><b>Tips for Food Safety in Summer</b><p>May 24, 2018 | Subscribe here<p>Tips for Food Safety in Summer<p>Summertime …

Public Health

Tiger Brands still destroying contaminated polony

File: Tiger Brands on Thursday said all its products recalled due to the listeriosis outbreak are still in the process of being destroyed. Photo: …

Listeria

UMD food scientist guides students towards revelatory findings in women's health

Under professor Robert Buchanan's tutelage, pair of freshmen students call for revision of national listeriosis guidelines for safer pregnancy<p>College …

FDA

Tiger Brands recall was costly for company but effective for country

The $29.2 million Tiger Brands spent to recall cold meat products associated with the world’s largest and most deadly listeriosis outbreak is not …

Western Cape

Tiger Brands plans to open polony factory by end of 2018

DURBAN - Tiger Brands told their shareholders on Thursday that the opening of the Enterprise polony factory in Polokwane would depend on calculations …

Human Rights

Listeriosis outbreak hits Tiger Brands for R363 million – and counting

Tiger Brands has published its interim financial results for the six months ended March 2018, showing what effect the devastating listeriosis …

Processed Meat

World's Worst Listeriosis Outbreak Hits Tiger Brands Earnings

Tiger Brands Ltd. reported the first decline in six-month revenue since 2010 after the world’s worst outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa was …

South Africa

Tiger Brands plans to be making polony again by October – and has high hopes for using its old frozen pork

• <b>It's financial projections are based on its Enterprise polony factory being up and running by October, Tiger Brands told investors on Thursday.</b>• <b><br>So far</b> …

Listeria

Tiger Brands lost R365 million after listeriosis and counting

JOHANNESBURG - Food company Tiger Brands said on Thursday its revenue declined four percent to R15.7 billion in the six months to March 31.The …

Cape Town

Listeriosis shreds Tiger Brands’ profit

SA’s deadly outbreak of listeriosis in the first half of the year cut Tiger Brands’ after-tax profit by more than a tenth, says CEO Lawrence …

Business (South Africa)

World's worst-ever listeriosis outbreak on record knocks Tiger Brands earnings

Trade TBS on Easy Equities<p><i>JOHANNESBURG — With the listeriosis death toll in South Africa approaching 200 people, it’s unsurprising that the company</i> …

South Africa

SA slashes infant mortality rates by better serving pregnant women

After yesterday’s depressing statistics about the impact of the listeriosis outbreak on babies, it’s good to take a moment to reflect on some much …

Race Relations

Foods to Avoid When You're Pregnant

There are some food-related products that are a well-known no-no during pregnancy. For example, alcoholic beverages should be avoided completely by …

Pregnancy

Listeriosis death toll tops 200, including over 80 babies

The listeriosis outbreak that has its origins at a Tiger Brands factory has now claimed over 200 lives. As of last week, the death toll for the …

Listeria

Effects of listeriosis still harm industry

ENTREPRENEURS in the meat processing industry - and not just retailers and consumers - suffered tremendously because of the listeriosis outbreak, …

Listeria

Listeria contaminated food kills 200 in South Africa, including 80 babies

At least 80 babies have died in South Africa after authorities confirmed on Friday that an outbreak of listeria has killed more than 200 people.<p>The worst outbreak of the food-borne disease in recorded global history has been traced to contaminated cold meat produced at a food processing plant owned …

South Africa

Death toll from listeria outbreak tops 200

The death toll from the world's worst-ever listeria outbreak in South Africa has risen to over 200, according to latest official statistics seen on …

News (South Africa)