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on March 6, 2018

South Africa: Ready-to-eat meat linked to listeria risk

South African officials link listeria outbreak to products from Tiger Brands, RCL Foods

Investigations into the health crisis that is known to have killed 180 South Africans and sickened 948 people reveal the source of infection to have been a ready-to-eat (RTE) meat product, polony, and two firms have been linked to the outbreaks.

The outbreaks of illness started in January last year…

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