21/03/18: South African poultry plant closes amid deadly Listeria outbreak investigation

The poultry plant where Listeria was found during South Africa’s deadly Listeria outbreak has shut down. Thus far, 180 deaths since January 2017 have been confirmed in the world’s worst Listeria outbreak ever recorded.

The Tiger Brands factory in Pretoria produced a ready-to-eat meat product known as polony. That product has since been recalled, along […]