Listeria outbreak: South Africa bins polony and other meats

Listeria outbreak: South Africa bins polony and other meats
 

Supermarkets in South Africa have been clearing a popular sausage from the shelves after it was blamed for a food poisoning outbreak behind 180 deaths.
The government identified the cold meat polony as the source of the listeria poisoning - but advised consumers to avoid all ready-to-eat processed meat.
Customers have descended on the factories that made the polony, to demand a refund.
The outbreak was finally traced after infecting people for more than a year.
It is believed to have originated in an Enterprise Food factory in the northern city of Polokwane. A plant owned by RCL Foods is... read more

 
5 March 2018 in Business, Views: 51
Source: BBC
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