Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi

The world’s worst listeriosis outbreak is not over and will likely sicken others in his country and throughout the region, according to South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

And during the past week, Nambia reported its first listeriosis case had sent a resident of that nation to the hospital in a severe condition.   “We are…

The World Health Organization reiterated Monday that South Africa’s ongoing foodborne illness outbreak is the largest listeriosis outbreak ever recorded globally.

Health officials in South Africa on Sunday named a ready-to-eat meat product known as “polony” produced by Tiger’s Enterprise Food as the likely cause of the outbreak’s nearly 1,000 cases and 180 deaths. The…