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Eight people confirmed dead in Denel explosion
Eight people confirmed dead in Denel explosion
A massive blast at the Rheinmetall Denel Munition facility near Somerset West, which could be heard as far away as Grabouw, has killed eight...
No evidence of ‘fake food’, but tap water is sold as spring water, Motsoaledi says
No evidence of ‘fake food’, but tap water is sold as spring water, Motsoaledi says
Eight months after it began, South Africa’s listeriosis outbreak — the largest the world had ever seen — is officially over. But the...
Tiger Brands may never know how listeria entered its plant
Tiger Brands may never know how listeria entered its plant
Tiger Brands may never know how a strain of bacteria linked by the government to the world’s deadliest outbreak of listeriosis entered its...
Sack him: Cosatu urges Ramaphosa on Motsoaledi
Sack him: Cosatu urges Ramaphosa on Motsoaledi
Cosatu has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to sack health minister Aaron Motsoaledi, arguing that he is directly responsible for the continued...
Class action suit against Tiger Brands set in motion
Class action suit against Tiger Brands set in motion
On Thursday morning, an application for a class action lawsuit against Tiger Brands and its subsidiary Enterprise Foods, has been filed in the...
SA halts some meat imports from Brazil
SA halts some meat imports from Brazil
The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries suspended meat imports from three Brazilian production facilities last week as a result of...
Three major mistakes Tiger Brands made in response to the listeriosis crisis
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...
Traces of listeria see another Tiger Brands factory shut down
Traces of listeria see another Tiger Brands factory shut down
Tiger Brands has suspended production at its Pretoria plant following detection of “very low levels” of Listeria monocytogenes....
Wolwehoek polony factory has been cleared of listeriosis— RCL
Wolwehoek polony factory has been cleared of listeriosis— RCL
RCL Foods said in a statement on Friday that no trace of the listeria strain responsible for the more than 1 000 infections that have recently hit...
Jobs shed as cooked meat sales dip
Jobs shed as cooked meat sales dip
The red meat industry is already feeling the effects of a nationwide recall of certain ready-to-eat meat products linked to the listeriosis...
A French eulogy, our dearest polony
A French eulogy, our dearest polony
Last week the Mail & Guardian’s Bhekisisa reported on the Van Neel family losing two loved ones to the largest outbreak of listeriosis...

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