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South African Association of Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST)

Information sought from South African Listeria victims

The biggest listeriosis outbreak to date in the world, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is asking victims in South Africa to list everything they can remember eating in the past month with the hopes of identifying a source. Of the 872 confirmed cases, 164 people have died, 43 percent of which were babies less than a month old. “Given the scale of our mystery outbreak,… Continue Reading