National Institute for Communicable Diseases

Tiger Brands may never know how listeria entered its plant

Thembisile Dzonzi, Bloomberg

The food brand is still waiting for data from authorities that would definitively show whether its products are connected to the deadly crisis


SA halts some meat imports from Brazil

Lynley Donnelly  

But there’s “no evidence” that listeria was imported from elsewhere in the world


Why aren't government officials losing sleep over #Listeriosis and #LifeEsidimeni?

Mia Malan

Both Life Esidimeni and Listeriosis exposed leadership cracks in our public health system. Are political leaders held accountable for their actions?


Listeriosis: 'Platteland law firm' prepares to take on Tiger Brands

Tammy Petersen

Since announcing the class action plan last week, Attorney Richard Spoor has said his team has a mammoth task which may take years to come to fruition


Listeria outbreak over: Your polony is safe, now meet the scientists you can thank

Joan van Dyk

SA's listeria epidemic is over. Take a look at the detectives who traced the epidemic's source in this feature from our archives.