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There is a real health risk to eating cow heads exposed to contamination

14 November 2018

a Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has defended his citizen’s arrest after a social media backlash — and health experts agree there is a risk of consuming meat products exposed to possible contamination.

Mashaba in Twitter spat over 'ebolas' remark

14 November 2018

a Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba is at the centre of a Twitter controversy after a tweet accusing some people of bringing "ebolas" into the country was perceived as xenophobic.

Joburg Water urges residents to use water sparingly as temperatures climb

13 November 2018

a Residents of Johannesburg and its surrounding areas have been warned to use water sparingly this week as the temperatures soar in Gauteng.

Graph: Cape Town’s dams are in much better shape than last year

13 November 2018

a Cape Town’s combined dam level have dropped another 0.7% over the previous week, the latest report from the City revealed. Issued on Monday, the report also suggests that dam levels currently stand at 73.4%, a little over 2% lower than 2018’s high water mark.

Why health experts want common insecticides banned

13 November 2018

a Leading health experts are calling for a ban of common insecticides as they put children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders. Researchers are calling for governments to phase out all common insecticides known as organophosphates because there is enough evidence that...

Food Grade Lubricants Market is expected to swell in near future.

12 November 2018

a Food Grade Lubricants Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2014 - 2020

Salmonella poisoning source still unknown

12 November 2018

a Durban - Four days after a suspected outbreak of salmonella food poisoning, Durban residents are still in the dark about the source of the health scare.

No salmonella outbreak in KZN, says Health MEC

12 November 2018

a Durban - "There is no salmonella outbreak in KwaZulu-Natal. "This is according to MEC for Health in KwaZulu-Natal, Sibongiseni Dlomo.

Salmonellosis patient: 'I felt like an absolute pariah in hospital'.

12 November 2018

a Jennifer Harris of Manors, Pinetown, in greater Durban, spent seven days in Hillcrest Private Hospital battling severe Salmonella “poisoning”, her stomach having “blown up like a balloon” after attending a corporate Christmas party on the night of Friday, November 2.

Imported eggs suspected in Durban's Salmonella outbreak

09 November 2018

a Salmonella bacteria, most likely from contaminated eggs, has put at least 30 people in the greater Durban area in hospital, and sickened many more.Social media reports posted by people who’d contracted salmonellosis after eating at the upmarket Old Town Italy restaurant in Umhlan

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