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Youth graduate as qualified food safety quality assurers

With the recent spate of deaths from Listeriosis, food hygiene has been a hot topic among South Africans. Twenty learners from Bloemfontein and Kimberly,...

Listeriosis scare continues as deaths jump to 204

The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported this week 204 people have so far died of listeriosis and, despite the number of reports...

Rainbow maintains that their polony is clean

RCL Foods says there must be a mistake because independent tests have cleared them and they don’t own the facility in Polokwane. Rainbow Foods say...

Processed meat a no-no

A strain of listeria was found in large amounts in the edible casing of Enterprise polony and viennas, as well as in Rainbow Chicken...

Listeriosis: FS government on top of things

Listeriosis and rabies are subjects of great concern among citizens, but the Free State government this week ensured communities that action is being taken...

Pregnant women more susceptible to listeriosis

Pregnant women are approximately 20 times more likely than other healthy adults to get listeriosis. Pregnant women typically experience only fever and other flu-like...

The hysteria about listeria

As the Department of Health (DoH) attempts to hunt down the source of the listeriosis disease causing bacteria listeria monocytogenes, it is evident more...

Listeriosis spreads to FS- 22 cases reported

The Free State Department of Health has revealed that 22 isolated incidents of Listeriosis have been reported in the province between August and December...