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Industry News & Trends / Africa
on January 18, 2018

Listeria causes health crisis in South Africa

767 cases have been confirmed since beginning of 2017

Said to be the worst outbreak of the foodborne disease in history, listeriosis has been confirmed as the cause of well over 700 cases among the South African population, and more than 80 deaths, over the last year.

The number of laboratory-confirmed cases of listeriosis in the country since January…

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