SA’s listeria outbreak: all the updates
The listeriosis outbreak in South Africa is ongoing. As of December 29, 2017, a total of 704 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases from all provinces across the country were reported to NICD since January 1, 2017, with 61 deaths reported so far. The great compliance website for the food-beverage industries, FoodFocus, has it’s finger on the outbreak and the bug itself. See links to the latest news here….
Situation Report on Listeriosis Outbreak, South Africa (3 Jan)
Source of listeriosis outbreak not confirmed (NICD)
Health department takes action on positive listeria results
Situation Report on Listeriosis Outbreak, South Africa
If you missed our webinar with Legal Eagle, Janusz Luterek, discussing the legal ramifications of listeria, you can watch the replay here. Read more
The media channels have been flooded with the disturbing news of the Listeria outbreak. We took the opportunity to chat to Janusz Luterek, Attorney-at-law about the legal implications of this outbreak. Read more
Johannesburg – The City of Johannesburg says it has activated outbreak response teams across the city to “help educate the public” on preventing the spread of listeriosis, a disease that has thus far claimed over 30 lives. Read more
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is reporting a very large outbreak of Listeriosis in South Africa. Here are some facts that you should know. Read more
There is currently a very large outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa. According to the National Institute of Communicable Disease (NICD), over 550 cases reported since the start of 2017. (Dec 2017) Read more
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has received reports of a marked increase in the number of cases in South Africa in the last few months, mostly in Gauteng. The stats are now sitting at 190 confirmed cases across the country this year. Read more
There was a great response to our recent article on Listeria. Needless to say it has been a very topical issue in the last two months. We have done a lot of research on how to eradicate the problem and have come across some great resources to share with you. Read more
Listeria, what should I know?
Over 80 years ago, L. monocytogenes was recognized as an animal pathogen that was widespread in nature, in soil, decaying vegetation and the bowels of many mammals. But in 1983 the first human outbreak was reported in Canada, proving that indirect transmission from animals to humans. Read more1225 Views