Officials in South Africa have issued a warning after several cases of children falling seriously ill after eating different types of snacks.

Authorities appealed for calm following reports claiming children had died after consuming items bought from spaza shops. These sites are also called tuck shops and are informal grocery stores.

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Two kinds of SEG biscuits sold in Winn-Dixie grocery stores were recalled Dec. 29  amid concerns of “possible” listeria, according to  Southeastern Grocers (SEG),  Winn-Dixie’s Jacksonville, FL- based parent company and other grocery chains.

The recall was issued due to the “possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes,” the company said in
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