Tag Archives: Food Safety

Advocacy group wants food packaging to have tobacco-style warning labels

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSuthentira Govender, Times Live, 25 August 2020 Advocacy group Healthy Living Alliance (Heala) is ramping up its #whatsinmyfood campaign, reiterating a call to the government for bold warning labels on food packaging. Read More

Posted in Food Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lawyers for listeriosis claimants aim to file class action suit in new year

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintBonga Dlulane, Eyewitness News, 4 December 2018 Lawyers for the claimants against Tiger Brands following the listeriosis outbreak say they’re aiming to file their class action suit by early next year. Read More

Posted in Food Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tiger Brands reels from impact of listeriosis outbreak

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSibongile Khumalo, Fin24, 22 November 2018 Tiger Brands has been hammered by tough trading conditions, including the impact of a deadly listeriosis outbreak early this year which shut down a number of its factories and led to a massive recall … Continue reading

Posted in Food Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Imported eggs suspected in Durban’s Salmonella outbreak

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintWendy Knowler, Times Live, 9 November 2018 Salmonella bacteria, most likely from contaminated eggs, has put at least 30 people in the greater Durban area in hospital, and sickened many more. Read More

Posted in Food Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Listeriosis bacteria still in some foods

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintCitizen Reporter, 26 October 2018 Over 180 cases were reported from the food born disease earlier in the year. Read More

Posted in Food Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

SAHRC preliminary report into expired food due in January

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintNonkululeko Njilo, Times Live, 22 October 2018 The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is set to review public submissions on allegations that counterfeit or expired food is being sold in informal shops. Read More

Posted in Food Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment