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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.
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Tyson’s Donnie Smith retires in style, helping Rwandans

Through African Sustainable Agriculture Project Foundation, Donnie Smith has helped develop broiler, egg and feed facilities in Rwanda
After a successful and storied career with Tyson Foods, Donnie Smith, the company’s former president and CEO, had more than earned the right to retire and spend his time paying attention to other interests.
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Ghana recruiting investors for poultry industry

Country wants to rely less on imported frozen chicken
Ghana’s Food and Agriculture ministry is collaborating with private investors to construct poultry processing plants in hopes of helping the country become less reliant on imported chicken.
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New group aims to develop Nigerian aquaculture

Group aims to accelerate the development of the sector, which is one of the fastest growing in the national economy
Seeing the potential synergies in working together for greater productivity, fish farmers in the West African state of Nigeria have banded together to form a new association.
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