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Unethical businesses will face people’s protest

Companies must behave like model democratic citizens if they are to earn and retain society’s social licence to operate

Tiger Brands receives listeriosis class action summons, vows to fight it

In February, the Johannesburg high court determined that Richard Spoor Attorneys could go ahead with a class action application

Listeriosis class action given the greenlight

The listeriosis outbreak — the largest in recorded history — killed 218 people after more than 1 000 contracted the disease between 2016 and 2018.

Enterprise claws its way back after listeriosis outbreak

Although the Enterprise Polokwane processed meat factory remains closed, Tiger Brands reopened its Germiston plant last month

South Africa’s reputation leaders

Mr Price had a significant rise, while Tiger Brands had a phenomenal drop

Tiger Brands may never know how listeria entered its plant

The food brand is still waiting for data from authorities that would definitively show whether its products are connected to the deadly crisis

Class action suit against Tiger Brands set in motion

An application for a class action lawsuit against Tiger Brands and Enterprise Foods has been filed in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg

SA halts some meat imports from Brazil

But there’s “no evidence” that listeria was imported from elsewhere in the world

Three major mistakes Tiger Brands made in response to the listeriosis crisis

South Africa's food making giant, Tiger Brands, could have handled the listeriosis crisis better.

Traces of listeria see another Tiger Brands factory shut down

The company is closing down an abattoir and another factory in the hope of finding out how Listeria ended up in its products

Wolwehoek polony factory has been cleared of listeriosis— RCL

​RCL Foods said in a statement on Friday that no trace of the listeria strain was found in the Free State polony facility of its subsidiary Rainbow

A French eulogy, our dearest polony

A polony eater recalls her memories of the cold meat of her childhood, now ruined by listeriosis

Jobs shed as cooked meat sales dip

Listeriosis has already caused a fifth of processing industry workers to be laid off, analysts warn

Why aren’t government officials losing sleep over #Listeriosis and #LifeEsidimeni?

Both Life Esidimeni and Listeriosis exposed leadership cracks in our public health system. Are political leaders held accountable for their actions?

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