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Whole Genome Sequencing results of Listeria monocytogenes found at Rainbow Foods’ Wolwehoek production facility

By Food Focus on 28 March 2018

The Ministry of Health confirms that the result of laboratory tests done on environmental samples collected from RCL Foods’ Wolwehoek production facility showed Listeria monocytogenes, but not the ST6 outbreak strain which has caused 91% of the human cases during the outbreak.

Free Advice to a Food Company CEO during a Listeria Outbreak

By Bill Marler on 23 March 2018

Imagine that the phone call comes or an email pops into your inbox – “Sir, we have been contacted by the health authorities and they say our product (polony) has been linked to illnesses and deaths. What do we do?”

Minister of Health responds to RCL Foods Limited claims

By Food Focus on 22 March 2018

The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has noted the statement released by Rainbow Chicken Limited regarding the results of their independent laboratory investigation, and wishes to respond as follows:

Listeria information for students

By Linda Jackson on 16 March 2018

Listeria for students - What is your hygiene practice in your kitchen at res or digs

Listeria for schools

By Debbie Brandt on 16 March 2018

There is a lot of information circulating on our televisions, radios and social media platforms regarding the Listeriosis outbreak and what you as a consumer should do to protect yourself and your family.

Food truck do’s and dont's

By Michele Pietersen on 16 March 2018

In today’s uncertain times, many households are looking for a second income and very often the sale of food items may seem to be an easy way of making extra cash. But before you dive into this project, it is best to do your research and educate yourself on what is required.

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report 14 March 2018, using data at close of business 12 March 2018

By Food Focus on 15 March 2018

A total of 978 cases has been reported since 2017. Since the last situational update (8 March 2018), 11 additional cases have been reported to the National Institute of Communicable Diseases.

Starting a food business in South Africa - Part 1

By Linda Jackson on 15 March 2018

You have a great recipe for rusks, you want to sell at the local flea market or perhaps you would like to become a home chef? Whatever your food business may be, our two part article explain the process into 10 actionable steps for you.

Starting a food business in South Africa - Part 2

By Linda Jackson on 15 March 2018

You have a great recipe for rusks, you want to sell at the local flea market or perhaps you would like to become a home chef? Whatever your food business may be, our two part article explain the process into 10 actionable steps for you. The second part of our article looks at hy

Food safety is OUR problem

By Linda Jackson on 12 March 2018

The last week has seen a record number of food safety articles in the press, on social media and all media channels. And it’s long overdue.It is always such a privilege to be able to provide comment on a story educating public on food safety issues...

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