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Listeria Prevention Presentation Pack

03 May 2018

View the listeria presentations and videos from our recent Listeria workshops - courtesy of all the amazing food industry professionals who gave of their time and expertise to support the industry in this crisis!

Listeriosis outbreak situation report 27 April

01 May 2018

The number of laboratory confirmed cases is dropping: as of 24 April 2018, a total of 1 024 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to NICD since 01 January 2017, and 200 deaths have been confirmed.

Tiger Brands testing confirms the presence of listeria ST6 strain in their product

26 April 2018

Test results are conclusive: on 24 April, Tiger Brands announced to shareholders that they had received confirmation of the presence of LST6 in the samples from their Enterprise Polokwane processing facility, which had been sent for independent re-testing.

SURVEY | Listeria Prevention Measures

24 April 2018

As we move forward from the 2018 Listeriosis Outbreak, what do YOU think is the most necessary measure that needs to be put in place to prevent similar outbreaks in the future? Give us your opinion.

Listeriosis outbreak situation report 20 April

22 April 2018

Listeriosis | A multisectorial incident management team (IMT) has been formed to strengthen co-ordination of outbreak response and strengthen health systems -see what plans are in place.

NICD situation update on listeriosis outbreak, South Africa 13 April

16 April 2018

1,011 cases and 193 deaths | The number of listeriosis cases rises - breaking the thousand mark. But the epidemic curve is moving downward, a trend which we hope to see continue.

NICD situation update on listeriosis outbreak, South Africa 6 April

06 April 2018

999 cases and 191 deaths as at 6 April. Those are the latest figures from the NICD in South Africa's listeriosis outbreak. That is an additional 37 laboratory-confirmed cases since the recall on 04 March 2018. Of these 37 cases, 19 have been interviewed so far. Thirteen of the 19

Listeria - What's in a Name Infographic

04 April 2018

Updated | We have all come to know Listeria on a first name basis during the last few months. But time has come to make sure there is clear understanding on who is who in this family and why this pathogen is so important

Statement Regarding the Source of the Listeriosis Outbreak

03 April 2018

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is concerned about recent developments and statements supposedly released as facts into the public domain about the listeriosis outbreak, and has published this statement to offer clarification.

Time for Some Listeria Hysteria!

29 March 2018

I'm not sure about you, but as a food safety professional (and a consumer), I have noted an increased number of reported Listeria incidents in recent years. What concerns me is the fact that it is popping up in new food categories that have traditionally not been implicated - mak

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