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How to eradicate Listeria from your kitchen or small shop

By Food Focus on 11 March 2018

Useful document from the National Institute of Communicable Diseases on How to Eradicate Listeria From Your kitchen or Small Shop

Bill Marler on the Listeriosis Outbreak in South Africa

By Food Focus on 11 March 2018

Bill Marler shared his insights with food industry professionals at the Food Focus listeria workshop in March 2018. We chatted with him about his visit to South Africa, the listeriosis outbreak and what this will mean for the food industry.

NICD Listeriosis Situation Report 8 March 2018

By Food Focus on 08 March 2018

967 cases and 183 deaths according to the latest situation report from the National Institute of Communicable Diseases. The damage has not yet run its course.

How to keep Listeria out of your Refrigerator

By Bridget Day on 04 March 2018

You think you may have had products in your fridge which may have been be contaminated with listeria? So now what should you do? Here are some tips.

Media statement DOH: Source of Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa

By Food Focus on 04 March 2018

Official media release from the DOH names the source of the present listeriosis outbreak as the Enterprise food-production facility in Polokwane. Additionally, preliminary results show that several ready-to-eat processed meat products from the Enterprise facility located in Germi

Listeria - don't relax now, the challenge is not over

By Bridget Day on 04 March 2018

We may have discovered the source of the ST6 outbreak strain of Listeria - but the issue remains - food facilities need to up their game and address the risks in their facilities, because they are under the spotlight.

NICD situation update on listeriosis outbreak, South Africa 27 Feb

By Food Focus on 28 February 2018

A total of 945 cases have been reported since 1 January 2017, with 30 additional cases recorded since the last update (20 February 2018) and a total of 176 deaths. The NICD has issued guidance to particularly high risk foods which should be avoided.

Industry Guideline on Control of Listeria Monocytogenes for the South African Dairy Industry

By Food Focus on 28 February 2018

This document has been prepared to assist roleplayers in the South African dairy industry to proactively implement measures based on a pathogen control equation programme that is considered essential in the process of Listeria safe dairy production.

Your TACCP and VACCP tool kit

By Linda Jackson on 26 February 2018

We all know that VACCP and TACCP are part of the new requirements you need to comply with... just in case you needed a refresher, here is a list of tools and useful websites that you can refer to.

NICD situation update on listeriosis outbreak, South Africa 20 Feb

By Bridget Day on 21 February 2018

With cooperation from all the provinces, the NICD is able to provide us with outcome data on over 67% of reported listeriosis cases. As of 20 Feb 2018, there are 915 laboratory-confirmed cases of which 172 (28%) have resulted in death.

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